Scaled Dove (Scardafella squammata) - HBW 4, p. 168
French: Colombe écaillée
Spanish: Tortolita Escamosa
Other common names: Scaly/Mottled/Ridgway’s Dove, South American Zebra Dove
Taxonomy: Columba squammata Lesson, 1831, Bahia, Brazil.
Genus sometimes merged into Columbina. Forms a superspecies with S. inca. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- ridgwayi Richmond, 1896 - coastal Colombia (S to Vichada) through Venezuela (S to Orinoco Valley, including Margarita I) to French Guiana.
- squammata (Lesson, 1831) - C & E Brazil (Pará S to Mato Grosso and Rio Grande do Sul) to Paraguay and NE Argentina (Misiones); also regular in Bolivia, where status uncertain.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
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