Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Dusky Pigeon (Columba goodsoni) - HBW 4, p. 129

French: Pigeon de Goodson German: Goodsontaube Spanish: Paloma Oscura
Other common names: Goodson's Pigeon

Taxonomy: Columba goodsoni Hartert, 1902, Pambilar, Ecuador.
Forms a species group with C. plumbea, C. subvinacea and C. nigrirostris; all four small species have very similar songs distinct from other New World Columba; sometimes placed in a subgenus Oenoenas. Monotypic.

Distribution: Lowlands of W Colombia (from middle Atrato and Serranía de Baudó) to NW Ecuador (S to Pichincha).