Birds : Gray chested Dove

General discription 

Commonly known as Gray-chested Dove is found in  Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama.Its scientific name is Leptotila cassinii Lawrence,1867. It has grey chest with brown wings and tail and red feet. It feeds on fruits and seeds. Gray chested dove is well adapted to collect seeds from the ground or remove fruits a and nuts from trees or shrubs.

Gray chested doves incubation period is 14 days.

Scientific classification

Kingdom : Animalia

Phylum : Chordata

Class : Aves

Order : Columbiformes

Family : Columbidae

Genus : Leptotila

Species : L.cassinii 



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