Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Sao Tome Bronze-naped Pigeon (Columba malherbii) - HBW 4, p. 131

French: Pigeon de Malherbe German: Malherbetaube Spanish: Paloma de Malherbe
Other common names: Sao Tome Grey-pigeon, Malherbe's Pigeon

Taxonomy: Columba Malherbii J. and E. Verreaux, 1851, Gabon; error = São Tomé.
Forms a superspecies with C. delegorguei and C. iriditorques, and all three may be conspecific; these three sometimes placed in a subgenus Turturoena. Monotypic.

Distribution: Príncipe, São Tomé and Pagalu (Annobón) in Gulf of Guinea.

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