Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Speckled Woodpigeon (Columba hodgsonii) - HBW 4, p. 119

French: Pigeon de Hodgson German: Schwarzschnabel-Oliventaube Spanish: Paloma de Hodgson
Other common names: Hodgson's/Jungle Pigeon

Taxonomy: Columba Hodgsonii Vigors, 1832, Nepal.
Often considered to be an Asiatic representative of the C. arquatrix superspecies which includes C.sjostedti, C. thomensis and C. pollenii. Monotypic.

Distribution: Himalayas from Kashmir E to WC China (S Gansu, W Sichuan and W Yunnan) and Myanmar.

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