Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Blue-eyed Ground-dove (Columbina cyanopis) - HBW 4, p. 164

French: Colombe aux yeux bleus German: Blauaugentäubchen Spanish: Columbina Ojiazul

Taxonomy: Peristera cyanopis Pelzeln, 1870, Cuyabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil.
Formerly placed in monotypic genus, Oxypelia; resembles Claravis in having attenuated first primary. Monotypic.

Distribution: Few localities in SC Brazil, in Cuiabá, S Mato Grosso, S Goiás to Itapura, and extreme W São Paulo. Recently found in Mato Grosso; listed for Minas Gerais, but apparently in error.

  • Critically Endangered
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