Yungas dove

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Yungas dove
Illustration by Keulemans, 1893
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Leptotila
L. megalura
Binomial name
Leptotila megalura
Sclater & Salvin, 1879
  • Leptoptila megalura

The Yungas dove (Leptotila megalura), also known as the white-faced dove or large-tailed dove,[2] is a species of bird in the family Columbidae.[3]

Distribution and habitat[edit]

It is found in Argentina and Bolivia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.[1]


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2012). "Leptotila megalura". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Leptotila megalura". Avibase.
  3. ^ "White-faced Dove Leptotila megalura". BirdLife International. Retrieved 28 April 2010.