Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Plain-breasted Ground-Dove

Plain-breasted Ground-Dove Columbina minuta

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Plain-breasted Ground Dove, Plain Ground-Dove, Gray Ground-Dove, Grey Ground-Dove, Little Ground-Dove, Pygmy Dove
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Palo Verde National Park, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica - Nov, 2006 © Lou Hegedus 
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Central America and n. South America. Cw. South America. C. tropical South America;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Se. Mexico (s. Vercruz, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Chiapas, Campeche, Guerrero and locally in Jalisco), s. Guatemala, Belize, ne. Honduras, Nicaragua and ex. ne. Costa Rica (Palo Verde National Park, Guanacaste Province) .
(2) Sw. Costa Rica, c. Panama (Canal Zone) to wc. Colombia (Cordoba e. to Atlantico, Cesar, Norte de Santander, s. to upper Cauca Valley, Putumayo and Vaupes).
(3) Venezuela, Trinidad, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana s. through e. Colombia to Peru (Urubamba Valley), e. and c. Brazil from e. Para, Maranhao, Piaui, Ceara, Pernambuco, w. and c. Bahia (Chapada Diamantina) and Goias s. to Sao Paulo and Mato Grosso, n. and e. Bolivia (Beni, La Paz, Santa Cruz), sc. Paraguay and ne. Argentina (Misiones).
(4) Coastal sw. Ecuador and Peru (Lima to Libertad).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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