Scaled Pigeon (Columba speciosa) - HBW 4, p. 122
French: Pigeon ramiret
Spanish: Paloma Escamosa
Other common names: Dominick/Fair/Red-backed/Scallop-necked/Scab-necked/Splendid/Speckle-neck Pigeon
Taxonomy: Columba speciosa J. F. Gmelin, 1789, Cayenne.
Appears to be related to C. leucocephala and C. squamosa, which exhibit some plumage similarities. Monotypic.
Distribution: S Mexico (Oaxaca and Veracruz) S through Central and N South America to E Peru, N & E Bolivia and S Brazil (Santa Catarina); also Trinidad.
- Least Concern
- No sound recordings available yet