Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Dark-tailed Laurel-pigeon (Columba bollii) - HBW 4, p. 116

French: Pigeon de Bolle German: Bolles Lorbeertaube Spanish: Paloma Turqué
Other common names: Bolle's Laurel-pigeon/Pigeon

Taxonomy: Columba bollii Godman, 1872, Tenerife.
Forms a superspecies with C. trocaz, with which it is sometimes considered conspecific; also related to C. palumbus, C. unicinta and probably C. junoniae. Monotypic.

Distribution: Canary Is, occurring on La Palma, Gomera, Tenerife and El Hierro; formerly also on Gran Canaria, where now extinct.