The Short Billed-Pigeon (Patagioenas nigrirostris) breeds from South Mexico to the Northwest part of Colombia. Inhabits in forest canopy, edge and semi open woods. Adults are 26.5 cm (11 inches) in height and 150 g in weight.
This dark small bird has a short and thick black bill. Matures have upperparts dark olive-brown and head, neck and breast dull-vinaceuos. Youngers have head, neck and breast grayish-brown. Eats fruits of mistletoes and Cecropia, berries of trees and shrubs.