Columbina cyanopis (Pelzeln, 1870)

Blue-eyed ground-dove



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1992?

Rediscovered in ?

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

von Pelzeln, A. (1868-1870). Zur Ornithologie Brasiliens. Resultate von Johann Natterers Reisen in den Jahren 1817 bis 1835, parts I-IV. Vienna: Pichler’s Witwe & Sohn.

Other references:

BirdLife International. (2012). Columbina cyanopis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 09 February 2015.

Collar, N. J., Gonzaga, L. P., Krabbe, N., Madroño Nieto, A., Naranjo, L. G., Parker, T. A. & Wege, D. C. (1992) Threatened birds of the Americas: the ICBP/IUCN Red Data Book. Cambridge, UK: International Council for Bird Preservation.

Parker, T. A. & Willis, E. O. (1997) Notes on three tiny grassland flycatchers, with comments on the disappearance of South American fire-diversified savannas. Orn. Monogr. 48: 549-555.

Tobias, Joseph A., Butchart, Stuart H. M. and Collar, Nigel J. (2006). Lost and found: a gap analysis for the Neotropical avifauna. Neotropical Birding [2006]: 4-22.,cientistas-redescobrem-especie-ave-desaparecida-ha-75-anos-,1871624


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