Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Cameroon Olive-pigeon (Columba sjostedti) - HBW 4, p. 117

French: Pigeon du Cameroun German: Rotschnabele-Oliventaube Spanish: Paloma del Camerún
Other common names: Sjostedt's/Cameroon Rameron Pigeon

Taxonomy: Columba sjöstedti Reichenow, 1898, Cameroon.
Forms a superspecies with C. arquatrix, C. thomensis and C. pollenii, and all four are sometimes considered conspecific; Asiatic C. hodgsonii may also belong within this superspecies. Monotypic.

Distribution: Obudu and Mambilla Plateaux in E Nigeria, and Cameroon highlands from Mt Cameroon NE to Mt Oku (Kilum); also Bioko.

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