Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Columbidae.

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Examples

  • Several species are of conservation concern including Caribbean manatee Trichechus manatus (VU) and blue-headed quail-dove Starnoenas cyanocephala (EN).

    Desembarco del Granma National Park, Cuba

  • In the southern part of Isla de la Juventud we find the cabrero (Spindalis zena), murciélago mariposa (Natalus lepidus), paloma perdiz (Starnoenas cyanocephala), barbiquejo (Geotrygon chrysia) and jutía (Mysateles meridionalis).

    Cuban dry forests

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