Plain-breasted Ground Dove

It is found in Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, and heavily degraded former forest.

The Plain-breasted Ground Dove is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Plain-breasted Ground Dove, Little/Grey/Plain Ground Dove - Subspecies: C. m. interrupta, C. m. elaeodes, C. m. minuta, C. m. amazilia - Natural Habitat: Drier, open habitats such as thinly vegetated arid scrub, lightacacia woodland with open canopy and understorey, savanna and scrubland. - Status in Wild: ... More

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 Photographs Palo Verde National Park, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica - Nov, 2006 More

Order : Columbiformes
Family : Columbidae
Genus : Columbina
Species : minuta
Authority : (Linnaeus, 1766)