Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Pallid Dove (Leptotila pallida) - HBW 4, p. 170

French: Colombe pâle German: Fahltaube Spanish: Paloma Montaraz Pálida

Taxonomy: Leptoptila [sic] pallida Berlepsch and Taczanowski, 1884, Chimbo, Ecuador.
Formerly considered a race of L. rufaxilla; these two may form superspecies with L. plumbeiceps, and possibly also with L. battyi and L. wellsi. Monotypic.

Distribution: Tropical lowlands of Pacific coast in W Colombia (from R San Juan) and Ecuador (S to Loja).