DistributionRead full entry
Range DescriptionPatagioenas subvinacea is a polytypic species of northern South America. The nominate subspecies subvinacea occurs in Costa Rica and Panama. Subspecies berlepschi ranges from south-west Panama along Colombia's Pacific coast to south-west Ecuador, where it is described as uncommon to frequent (del Hoyo et al. 1997, Restall et al. 2006). Subspecies zuliae is found in north-east Colombia and west Venezuela. Subspecies peninsularis is endemic to the Paria Peninsula in north-east Venezuela. Subspecies purpureotincta ranges from south-east Colombia through south Venezuela to the Guianas (del Hoyo et al. 1997). It is uncommon in Suriname, but common in Guyana and French Guiana (Restall et al. 2006). Subspecies bogotensis is distributed from Colombia's north-west Andes through east Peru to Amazonian Brazil and north-eastern Bolivia (del Hoyo et al. 1997).