Order: Columbiformes | Family: Columbidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Southwest Ecuador
Status: The Pallid Dove is common, but restricted to the humid and semi-deciduous forest of extreme northwest Peru in Tumbes. It is known to range at elevations of 900 m along the foothills of the western Andes. It also occurs in Co and Ec.
Name in Spanish: Paloma Pálida.
Sub-species: Pallid Dove (Leptotila pallida), Berlepsch and Taczanowski 1884.
Meaning of Name: Leptotila: Gr. Lepto= mites slim, slender, thin, skinny and ptilon = plumage. pallida:L. Pallidus= pale, lack of color.
- 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.