Eastern bronze-naped pigeon

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Eastern bronze-naped pigeon
Delegorgues Pigeon (Columba delegorguei) in tree.jpg
A male, Dlinza Forest, Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Columba
Species: C. delegorguei
Binomial name
Columba delegorguei
Delegorgue, 1847
  • Turturoenas delegorguei
  • Turturoenas sharpei

The eastern bronze-naped pigeon (Columba delegorguei) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is found in Angola, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. It is part of the Turturoena subgenus.

C. d. delegorguei, male in front, female in the middle, and C. d. sharpei (behind)


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