Birds of Colombia

    COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)  
Genus: Columbina (7 species, 9 worldwide)


Ecuadorian Ground Dove
Ecuadorian Ground Dove (Columbina buckleyi)
Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Francesco Veronesi     Copyright and usage info


Croaking Ground Dove
Croaking Ground Dove (Columbina cruziana)
Lima, Peru  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Plain-breasted Ground Dove
Plain-breasted Ground Dove (Columbina minuta minuta)
Mitu, Vaupes, Colombia
  Note grey tail and small size (latin name minuta).
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Common Ground Dove
Common Ground Dove (Columbina passerina passerina)
John Lloyd State Park, Dania Beach, Florida, USA
  Note scaled chest.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Scaled chest.

Picui Ground Dove
Picui Ground Dove (Columbina picui picui)
Mendoza, Argentina  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Scaled Dove
Scaled Dove (Columbina squammata ridgwayi)
Los Flamencos Wildlife Sanctuary, Camarones, La Guajira, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Ruddy Ground Dove
Ruddy Ground Dove (Columbina talpacoti rufipennis) Male
Copacabana, Antioquia, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Ruddy Ground Dove
Ruddy Ground Dove (Columbina talpacoti rufipennis) Female
ProAves Cerulean Warbler Reserve, San Vicente de Chucuri, Santander, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Male is ruddy colored with grey head, while female is more uniform lighter brown. Usually common and often seen inside cities.


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