Order: Columbiformes | Family: Columbidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonas, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Andes of Colombia
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Southeast Peru
Age: Adult | Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Manu Road | Amazonas
Status: The Band-tailed Pigeon can be uncommon to rare as it may undergo regional movements. It occurs in humid montane forest on the east and west slopes of the Andes at elevations ranging between 1000 – 3600 m. It also ranges further south on the west slope to Lima. It is known to occur in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Paloma de Nuca Blanca.
Sub-species: Band-tailed Pigeon (Patagioenas fasciata albilinea), Bonaparte 1854.
Meaning of Name: Patagioenas: Gr. Patageö= noise, noisy and Oinas= dove. fasciata: L. fasciatus, fascia= with stripe, striped, with band.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 08/01/2015.