Taxon profile


Western Crowned Pigeon
Goura cristata (Pallas, 1764)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Columbiformes »  family Columbidae - pigeons and doves »  genus Goura

Scientific synonyms

Columba cristata Pallas, 1764
Columba coronata Linnaeus, 1766

Other names

= Blue Crowned-pigeon
= Common Crowned-pigeon

Vulnerable VU


juvenile animal

Taxon in country check-lists


Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Goura cristata cristata (Pallas, 1764)
subspecies Goura cristata minor Schlegel, 1864
subspecies Goura cristata pygmaea Mees, 1965

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22691865]

Bird Life [] [as Goura cristata (Pallas, 1764)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Goura cristata (Pallas, 1764)]
Data retrieved on: 4 December 2021
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Goura cristata Pallas, 1764]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
DE Zootier-Lexikon [378:krontaube-goura-cristata&Itemid=616]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 2 December 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Goura cristata (Pallas, 1764)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Goura cristata]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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