caribbean dove

Caribbean Dove

Caribbean dove: A species of  birds in the Columbidae family Description The Caribbean dove  is a species of birds in the family Columbidae. Its Scientific name is  Leptotila jamaicensis. This is  about 11.5 to  13 inches (29 – 33 cm) long  including the tail and weigh 4.1 to 6.7 oz (117 – 190 g).   Caribbean dove has…

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Birds : Diamond Dove

Diamond Dove  The Diamond Dove is a birds of Columbidae family and genus of Geopelia. According to Latham,1801 its scientific name is Geopelia cuneata. Distribution The Diamond doves are endemic to Australia and it is widely distributed in arid and semi arid grassland savannah. Discription  The Diamond dove is the smallest Australian Dove. Its length is 19 to 21 centimeters…

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Birds : Zebra Dove

The Zebra Dove it also known as Barred ground dove. It is native to Southeast Asia. It has a long tail and upperparts are brownish grey with black and white barring and underparts are pinkish with black bars on the sides of the neck, breast and belly. Its face is blue grey with bare blue skin around the eyes.…

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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…

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Birds : Pallid Dove

Commonly known as Pallid dove.  It is native to  Colombia, Ecuador, Peru. It is in Red list category in IUCN . Scientific classification Kingdom : Animalia Phylum : Chordata Class : Aves Order : Columbiformes Family : Columbidae Genus : Leptotila Species : L.pallida

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Birds : Azuero Dove

The Azuero Dove is endemic to Panama. It also known as Brown-backed dove.  Scientific classification Kingdom : Animalia Phylum : Chordata Class : Aves Order : Columbiformes Family : Columbidae Genus : Leptotila Species : L.battyi Referance Wikipedia

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Birds : Ruddy Quail Dove

The Ruddy Quail Dove is found in West Indies, Central America and tropical South America. It is 19 to 28 cm length. It has a  rust coloured back , facial mask and similarly coloured wings and its breast, rump and under eye stripe are lighter brown. Male Ruddy Quail Doves are reddish brown with lighter throat and…

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Birds : Crested Quail Dove

The Crested Quail Dove is endemic to Jamaica. It is native to Blue Mountain. Scientific classification Kingdom : Animalia Phylum : Chordata Class : Aves Order : Columbiformes Family : Columbidae Genus : Geotrygon Species : G.versicolor

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Birds : Spotted Dove

The Spotted Dove is a small and somewhat long-tailed pigeon. It is also called the Mountain dove, pearl-necked dove.  It ius native to Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. It is long-tailed buff brown with a white -spotted black collar patch on the back and sides of the neck. Its primary coverts are dark brown, wing feathers are dark…

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