Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Scaly-naped Pigeon Patagioenas squamosa

Photo: Carel de Haseth

Classification

Columbidae [family]
Patagioenas [genus] (3)
squamosa [species]

Classification

Columbidae [family]
Patagioenas [genus] (3)
squamosa [species]

Names

Dutch name Roodhalsduif
Alternative Dutch name Grote Blauwe Duif
English name Scaly-naped Pigeon
Alternative English name Blue Pigeon (Saba, St. Eustatius and St. Martin)
Alternative English name Red-necked Pigeon
Alternative English name Scaled Pigeon
Alternative English name Mountain Pigeon (Saba)
Papiamento name Palomba Azul (Aruba)
Papiamento name Palomba di Baranka (Bonaire)
Papiamento name Palomba di San Kristòf (Curaçao)
Papiamento name Palomba Pretu (Bonaire)
Papiamento name Palomba di San Christoffel (Curaçao)
Papiamento name Blauduif (Curaçao)
Valid name Patagioenas squamosa (Bonnaterre, 1792)
Synonym Columba squamosa Bonnaterre, 1792

Classification