Order: Columbiformes | Family: Columbidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Southern Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Central Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Mato Grosso, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Minas Gerais, Brazil
Status: The Picazuro Pigeon has been recently documented in the Amazonian lowlands of Southeast Peru in river-created habitats. It also occurs in Br and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Paloma Picazuro.
Sub-species: Picazuro Pigeon (Patagioenas picazuro picazuro), Temminck (1813). E & S Brazil (from Piauí and Pernambuco W to Mato Grosso and S to Rio Grande do Sul) W to N, E & SE Bolivia (Beni, Santa Cruz, Tarija), and S to SC Argentina.
Meaning of Name: Patagioenas: Gr. Patageö= noise, noisy and Oinas= dove. picazuro: Güaraní name Pihkasú-ró sour pigeon, apparently from the taste of its flesh after the bird has eaten certain fruits.