Common ground dove

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Common ground dove
Columbina passerina -near Salton Sea, California, USA-8.jpg
near Salton Sea, California, US
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Columbina
C. passerina
Binomial name
Columbina passerina
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Approximate range
  • Columba passerina Linnaeus, 1758
  • Columbigallina passerina (Linnaeus, 1758)[2]

The common ground dove (Columbina passerina) is a small bird that lives in the southern United States, parts of Central America, the Caribbean and northern South America. It is thought to be the smallest dove that lives in the United States.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Columbina passerina". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. "Sperlingstäubchen (Columbina passerina)". Avibase. Retrieved May 17, 2013.
  3. BirdLife international (2012). "Columbina passerina".