Western Bronze-naped Pigeon (Columba iriditorques) - HBW 4, p. 131
French: Pigeon à nuque bronzée
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.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A male eating. Locality Semliki National Park, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Daniêl Jimenez 26 September 2010 5 years ago 1 min 7 sec 3.8
A presumably male on a branch, singing Locality Buhoma, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda (Monotypic species)
David Fisher 21 July 2006 9 years ago 38 sec 2.6
A presumably male on a branch, showing its back Locality Buhoma, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda (Monotypic species)
David Fisher 21 July 2006 9 years ago 37 sec 2.3
Locality Grand Cape Mount County, Liberia (Monotypic species)
Nik Borrow 21 June 2014 1 year ago 4
Adult male calling from a tree top in Atewa Range at dawn.
Locality Atewa Range, Ghana
Adam Riley 1 December 2011 4 years ago 3.8
Locality Kumasi, Ashanti Region, Ghana
Markus Lilje 17 January 2016 8 weeks ago 3.5
A bird perched on a bare branch
Locality Semliki National Park, Uganda
Chris and Megan Perkins 24 November 2015 12 weeks ago 3.5
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