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Columbiformes (Doves and Pigeons)

 

Family: Columbidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Alectroenas nitidissima Scopoli, 1786 Mauritius blue pigeon, Dutch pigeon, Pigeon hollandais 1820's/1830's Mauritius, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
             
Alectroenas payandeei Hume, 2011 Rodrigues blue pigeon ? Rodrigues, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
             
Alectroenas sp. nov. 'Providence Island' - Providence blue pigeon 1821-22 or before Providence Island and St Pierre, Seychelles Extinct Access
             
Alectroenas sp. nov. 'Réunion' - Réunion blue pigeon 1619 Réunion Island, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
             
Alopecoenas ferrugineus Forster, 1844 Tanna ground dove, Tanna dove August 1774 Tanna (Island), Vanuatu Extinct Access
             
Alopecoenas norfolkensis Forshaw, 2015 Norfolk Island ground(-)dove 1790 or 1800 Norfolk Island, Australia Extinct Access
             
Bountyphaps obsoleta Worthy & Wragg, 2008 Henderson Island archaic pigeon, Henderson archaic pigeon 1050 AD or later Henderson Island, Pitcairn Group Extinct Access
             
Caloenas canacorum Balouet & Olson, 1989 Kanaka maned pigeon, Greater maned pigeon Holocene? New Caledonia & Tonga Extinct Access
             
?Caloenas maculata Gmelin, 1789 Liverpool pigeon, Spotted green pigeon 1820's? Unknown (Tahiti?) Extinct Access
             
Claravis geoffroyi (Temminck, 1811) Purple-winged ground dove, Purple-barred ground-dove November 2007 Argentina, Brazil & Paraguay Missing Access
             
Columba argentina Bonaparte, 1855 Silvery pigeon, Silvery wood pigeon, Grey wood-pigeon - Indonesia & Malaysia Rediscovered Access
             
Columba duboisi Rothschild, 1907 Reunion pigeon, Réunion pink pigeon, Dubois’s pink pigeon 1700's Réunion, Mascarenes Extinct Access
             
Columba janthina nitens (Stejneger, 1887) Ogasawara wood-pigeon, Red-headed wood pigeon - Ogasawara Islands, Japan Rediscovered? Access
             
Columba jouyi Stejneger, 1887 Ryukyu pigeon, Ryukyu wood pigeon, Silver-banded black pigeon 1936 Ryukyu Islands (Daito and Okinawa), Japan Extinct Access
             
Columba melitensis Lydekker, 1891 Maltese pigeon ? Malta Extinct Access
             
Columba palumbus maderensis Tschusi, 1904 Madeira(n) wood pigeon 1904? Madeira Extinct Access
 
 
         
Columba thiriouxi
Hume, 2011
Mauritian wood pigeon, Mauritius wood pigeon, Mauritius woodpigeon c.1730 Mauritius, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
             
Columba versicolor Kittlitz, 1832 Bonin (Island) wood pigeon 1889 Nakondo Shima and Peel Island (= Chichi-jima) in the Bonin Islands (= Ogasawara-shoto), Japan Extinct Access
             
Columba vitiensis godmanae (Mathews, 1915) White-throated pigeon, Lord Howe (Island) pigeon 1853? Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia Extinct Access
             
Columbina cyanopis (Pelzeln, 1870) Blue-eyed ground-dove - Brazil Rediscovered Access
 
           
Didunculus ngutulahi
? - ? Tonga Invalid? Access
 
           
Didunculus placopedetes
Steadman, 2006 Tongan tooth-billed pigeon Late Pleistocene? Kingdom of Tonga ('Eua, Ha'afeva, Ha'ano, Lifuka, Tongatapu and 'Uiha) Extinct Access
 
           
Ducula aurorae wilkesii
(Peale, 1848) Tahitian imperial-pigeon 1986-1990 or later (but before 1998) Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia Missing Access
             
Ducula carola nigrorum (Whitehead, 1897) Negros spotted imperial pigeon, Negros grey-necked imperial-pigeon, Negros grey-breasted fruit-pigeon 1950's (29 April 1953 or later) Negros and Siquijor, Visayas, Philippines Missing Access
             
Ducula david Balouet & Olson, 1987 David’s imperial pigeon, 'Uvea imperial pigeon, Steadman's imperial pigeon ? Eua, Tonga, & Wallis (='Uvea) Island Extinct Access
             
Ducula harrisoni Wragg & Worthy, 2006 Harrison’s imperial pigeon, Henderson imperial pigeon Holocene? Henderson Island, Pitcairn Group Extinct Access
             
Ducula lakeba Worthy, 2001 Lakeba imperial pigeon ? Lakeba, Fiji Extinct Access
             
Ducula shutleri Worthy & Burley, 2019 Shutler's fruit pigeon ? 'Eua, Lifuka etc. Tonga Extinct Access
             
Ducula tihonireasini Rigal, Kirch & Worthy, 2018 - ? Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French Polynesia Extinct Access
             
?Ducula sp. nov. 'Rapa' - - ? Rapa, French Polynesia Extinct Access
             
Ducula sp. nov. ‘Viti Levu’ - - ? Viti Levu, Fiji Extinct or invalid Access
             
Dysmoropelia dekarchiskos Olson, 1975 St. Helena dove, St. Helena pigeon ? St. Helena Extinct Access
             
Ectopistes migratorius Linnaeus, 1766 Passenger pigeon, Wild pigeon 1 September 1914 (c.1:00 PM) North America Extinct Access
             
Gallicolumba beccarii admiralitatis Rothschild & Hartert, 1914 Manus bronze ground dove, Bronze ground-dove (admiralitatis) ? Manus Island, Admiralty Islands Missing Access
             
Gallicolumba crinigera bartletti Sclater, 1864 Basilan bleeding heart, Mindanao bleeding-heart (bartletti) ? Basilan Island, Philippines Invalid (synonym) Access
             
Gallicolumba erythroptera albicollis Salvadori, 1892 White-headed Polynesian ground dove 1950's Hao & Hiti (and Tahanea?), Tuamotu Archipelago Missing Access
             
Gallicolumba erythroptera pectoralis Peale, 1848 - ? Aratika,Tuamotu Group Missing Access
             
Gallicolumba erythroptera ssp. nov. - Society Islands ground dove, Garnet-winged pigeon, Polynesian ground dove (generic) late 1700's Moorea & Tahiti, Society Islands Extinct Access
             
Gallicolumba jobiensis chalconota Mayr, 1935 Solomons white-bibbed ground dove, Solomon Islands ground-dove 1920's-1940's Vella Lavella Island, Solomon Islands Missing Access
             
Gallicolumba leonpascoi Worthy & Wragg, 2003 Henderson (Island) ground dove, Henderson ground-dove Holocene Henderson Island, Pitcairn Group, South Pacific Extinct Access
             
Gallicolumba longitarsus Balouet & Olson, 1989 New Caledonian ground dove Holocene New Caledonia Extinct Access
             
Gallicolumba luzonica rubiventris Gonzales, 1979 Catanduanes bleeding-heart,  Luzon bleeding-heart (rubiventris) 1971 Catanduanes Island, Luzon, Philippines (north-east) Missing Access
             
Gallicolumba menagei Bourns & Worcester, 1894 Sulu bleeding-heart, Tawitawi bleeding-heart 1891 Tawitawi, Sulu Archipelago, Philippines Missing Access
             
Gallicolumba nui Steadman, 1992 Great ground dove, Giant ground dove Holocene Mangaia, Cook Islands (southern); Society Islands; Tuamotus; & Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia Extinct Access
             
Gallicolumba salamonis Ramsay, 1882 Thick-billed ground dove 5 September 1927 Makira (= San Cristobal) & Ramos, Solomon Islands Extinct Access
             
Gallicolumba sp. nov. ‘Mangaia’ - Mangaia ground dove ? Mangaia, Cook Islands, New Zealand Extinct Access
             
Gallicolumba sp. nov. ‘Rota’ - Rota ground dove ? Rota, Marianas Islands Extinct Access
             
Gallicolumba sp. nov. ‘Rurutu #1’ - Rurutu large ground-dove late Holocene Rurutu, Austral Islands, French Polynesia Extinct Access
             
Gallicolumba sp. nov. ‘Rurutu #2’ - Rurutu small ground-dove late Holocene Rurutu, Austral Islands, French Polynesia Extinct Access
             
Geotrygon frenata erythropareia Salvadori, 1893 Dark quail dove ? Bolivia & Ecuador Missing Access
             
Geotrygon larva (Wetmore, 1920) Puerto Rican quail dove, Porto Rican quail-dove, Wetmore's quail-dove ? Puerto Rico Extinct Access
             
Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae ssp. nov. "Kermadec Islands" - Raoul Island pigeon, Kermadec Islands pigeon pre-1887 Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands Extinct Access
             
Hemiphaga spadicea Latham, 1802 Norfolk Island pigeon, Wood quest, Kereru, Chestnut shouldered pigeon 1850?s c.1900? Norfolk Island, Australia Extinct Access
             
?Hemiphaga sp. nov. 'Lord Howe Island' - Lord Howe Island pigeon 1844-47 Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia Extinct Access
             
Macropygia arevarevauupa Steadman, 1992 Society Islands Cuckoo(-)dove ? Huahine, Society Islands Extinct Access
             
Macropygia heana Steadman, 1992 Marquesan cuckoo-dove, Marquesas cuckoo dove ? Ua Huka, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia Extinct Access
             
Microgoura meeki Rothschild, 1904 Choiseul crested pigeon, Choiseul pigeon, Solomon Islands crowned pigeon January 1904 Choiseul, Solomon Islands Extinct Access
             
Natunaornis gigoura Worthy, 2001 Viti Levu giant pigeon ? Viti Levu, Fiji Extinct Access
             
Nesoenas cicur Hume, 2011 Mauritian turtle dove, Mauritius turtle dove, Mauritius turtle-dove c.1730 Mauritius, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
             
Nesoenas aff. picturata - Réunion turtle dove 1600's? Tourterelles Extinct Access
             
Nesoenas picturata aldabrana Sclater, 1872 Amirante turtle dove ? Amirante Islands Extinct Access
             
Nesoenas rodericanus Milne-Edwards, 1874 Rodrigues blue pigeon, Rodrigues turtle dove 1700's Rodrigues, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
             
Nesoenas rostratus Bonaparte, 1855 Seychelles turtle dove, Pink pigeon ? Seychelles Missing Access
             
Pampusana xanthonura (Temminck, 1823) White-throated ground dove - Guam, Northern Mariana Islands & Yap Rediscovered Access
             
Pezophaps solitaria Gmelin, 1789 Rodrigues solitaire, Rodrigues solitary pre-1761 Rodrigues (=Rodriguez), Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
             
Ptilinopus arcanus Ripley & Rabor, 1955 Negros Fruit dove, Negros fruit-dove 1953 Negros, Philippines Missing Access
             
Ptilinopus mercierii mercierii Des Murs & Prévost, 1849 Nuku Hiva red-moustached fruit dove, Nuku Hiva moustached fruit dove 1830's-1840's Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia Extinct Access
             
Ptilinopus mercierii tristrami Salvadori, 1892 Hiva Oa red-moustached fruit dove 1922 Hiva Oa, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia Extinct Access
             
Ptilinopus porphyraceus marshallianus Peters & Griscom, 1928 Ebon purple-capped fruit dove, Ebon Island fruit-dove 1859 Ebon Island, Marshall Islands, South Pacific Invalid (synonym) Access
             
Ptilinopus rarotongensis 'byronensis' - Mauke fruit dove 1825 Mauke, Cook Islands Extinct Access
             
Ptilinopus sp. nov. 'Mangareva' - Mangareva fruit dove ? Mangareva Extinct Access
             
Ptilinopus sp. nov. 'Tubuai' - Tubuai fruit dove ? Tubuai, Austral Islands Extinct Access
             
Raphus cucullatus Linnaeus, 1758 Dodo c.1638 Mauritius, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
 
           
Tongoenas burleyi
Steadman & Takano, 2020 - ? Foa, Lifuka, `Uiha, Ha`afeva, Tongatapu, and `Eua, Tonga Extinct Access
             
Zenaida graysoni Grayson, 1872 Socorro dove, Grayson's dove, Solitary dove 1972 Socorro Island, Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico Extinct in the wild Access
             
COLUMBIDAE gen. et. sp. nov. 'Buka sp. #1' - Small-winged ground-pigeon   Buka, Solomon Islands Extinct Access
             
COLUMBIDAE gen. et. sp. nov. 'Buka sp. #2' - Kilu ground-pigeon   Buka, Solomon Islands Extinct Access
             
COLUMBIDAE gen. indet. sp. nov. 'New Caledonia' - - Holocene New Caledonia Extinct Access
             
COLUMBIDAE gen. indet. sp. nov. 'Réunion' - Réunion wood pigeon ? Réunion Island, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access

 

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