Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Western Bronze-naped Pigeon (Columba iriditorques) - HBW 4, p. 131

French: Pigeon à nuque bronzée German: Glanzkopftaube Spanish: Paloma Nuquibronceada
Other common names: Bronze-naped Pigeon

Taxonomy: Columra [sic] iriditorques Cassin, 1856, St Paul's River, Liberia.
Forms a superspecies with C. delegorguei and C. malherbii, and all three may be conspecific; these three sometimes placed in a subgenus Turturoena. Monotypic.

Distribution: Sierra Leone, W Ivory Coast and S Ghana through SW Nigeria to NW Angola, occupying whole of Congo Basin from S Cameroon and W Congo E to SW Uganda and S to C Zaire.

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