Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

White-faced Dove (Leptotila megalura) - HBW 4, p. 169

French: Colombe à face blanche German: Yungastaube Spanish: Paloma Montaraz de las Yungas
Other common names: Large-tailed/Long-tailed Dove

Taxonomy: Leptoptila [sic] megalura P. L. Sclater and Salvin, 1879, Tilotilo, Yungas, Bolivia.
Probably forms superspecies with L. verreauxi, although the two overlap widely in NW Argentina. S populations sometimes awarded separate race, saturata, on basis of stronger ruddy tinge. Monotypic.

Distribution: Andes in N, E & SE Bolivia (La Paz, Cochabamba, Santa Cruz, Chuquisaca, Tarija) and NW Argentina (Jujuy, Salta, Catamarca, Tucumán, La Rioja).

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