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White-tipped Dove (Leptotila verreauxi)
Bonaparte, 1855. 14 subspecies recognized, here is shown decipiens.
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Very common in Pantanal. Brown upperparts and pale underparts and head, with a pinkish or purplish tinge. It coincide in Pantanal with another species, almost identical, sometimes difficult to be separated in the field, L. rufaxilla is slightly larger, with a silver grey tinge on the sides of breast and neck, and with red bare skin around eye, being bluish on L. verreauxi.
Family Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
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Curicaca Wildlife Refuge, Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil, Neotropical Region
Date: 2 july 2008
Author: Alex García
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