PARAGUAYAN WILDLIFE HOME
DOVES
FAMILY COLUMBIDAE

Doves and pigeons make a crop milk which is rich in fat and protein.  The female opens her mouth to give the young access to this crop milk.

Pale-Vented Pigeon (Paloma Colorada)

Columba cayennensis

This pigeon inhabits forests in eastern Paraguay.

Pale-Vented Pigeon (Paloma Colorada)

Scaled Dove (Torcacita Escamada)

Scardafella squammata

This dove inhabits the southeastern border of Paraguay.

Scaled Pigeon (Paloma Trocal)

Picazuro Pigeon (Paloma Picazuro)

Columba picazuro

This pigeon is found throughout Paraguay.

 

Spot-Winged Pigeon (Paloma Manchada)

Columba maculosa

This pigeon is found throughout Paraguay.

 

Rock Dove (Paloma Domestica)

Columba livia

This pigeon is found throughout Paraguay.

 

Eared Dove (Torcaza)

Zenaida auriculata

This dove is found throughout Paraguay.

 

Picui Ground Dove (Torcacita Comun)

Columbina picui

This dove is found throughout Paraguay.

Picui Ground Dove (Torcacita Comun)

Picui Ground Dove (Torcacita Comun)

Picui Ground Dove (Torcacita Comun)

Ruddy Ground-Dove (Torcacita Colorada)

Columbina talpacoti

This dove is found throughout Paraguay.

Ruddy Ground-Dove (Torcacita Colorada)

Ruddy Ground-Dove (Torcacita Colorada)

Ruddy Ground-Dove (Torcacita Colorada)

Scaled Pigeon (Paloma Trocal)

Columba speciosa

This pigeon inhabits forests in eastern Paraguay.