Island bronze-naped pigeon

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Island bronze-naped pigeon
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Columba
Subgenus: Turturoena
Species: C. malherbii
Binomial name
Columba malherbii
Verreaux & Verreaux, 1851

The island bronze-naped pigeon (Columba malherbii) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is found in the Gulf of Guinea islands of Annobón (rarely Patopi), Equatorial Guinea and São Tomé and Príncipe. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is part of the Turturoena subgenus. The species of birds was described by Jules and Edouard Verreaux in 1851.

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