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    • Zenaida meloda
  • English
    • Pacific Dove
    • West Peruvian Dove
  • Spanish
    • Paloma peruana

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Recent observations

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Pacific Dove Zenaida meloda

Observer

awijker

Date

October 19, 2014

Place

Peru- Lima (Google, OSM)

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Pacific Dove Zenaida meloda

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cullen

Date

August 18, 2016 01:24 PM CDT

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Pacific Dove Zenaida meloda

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redabbott

Date

February 19, 2016 12:51 PM PST

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Pacific Dove Zenaida meloda

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archiverde

Date

July 17, 2015

Description

Hermosa tórtola de ojos azules.

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Pacific Dove Zenaida meloda

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ruth4

Date

November 18, 2015

Description

Dark urban Pidgeon

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Pacific Dove Zenaida meloda

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carlarodriguez

Date

the past

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Pacific Dove Zenaida meloda

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pkleeman

Date

November 1, 2015 07:28 AM PST

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Pacific Dove Zenaida meloda

Observer

manimiranda

Date

October 17, 2015 06:39 AM COT

Description

Paloma Peruana alimentando a sus jovenes pichones

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Pacific Dove Zenaida meloda

Observer

tapaculo99

Date

July 25, 2015 05:28 PM EDT

Description

This species of dove was common at our hotel and in the town of San Pedro. At first I thought they were White-winged Doves, the species found throughout Central America and into the US, before I learned that the birds along the Pacific coast from Colombia down to Chile have been split into their own species.

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Pacific Dove Zenaida meloda

Observer

avocat

Date

June 27, 2015

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Pacific Dove Zenaida meloda

Observer

loarie

Date

February 1, 2014

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Pacific Dove Zenaida meloda

Observer

jimsteamer

Date

January 25, 2013

Place

Ica Peru (Google, OSM)
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Description from Wikipedia

The West Peruvian Dove (Zenaida meloda) was first described in 1843 by the Swiss naturalist Johann Jakob Baron von Tschudi. It is closely related to the North American White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica), but is now considered a separate species by ornithologists due to genetic and behavioral differences. Specimens are brownish-gray above and gray below, with a bold white wing patch that appears as a brilliant white crescent in flight and is also visible at rest. Adults...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.
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