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Common ground dove
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near Salton Sea, California, US
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Genus:
Columbina
Species:
passerina
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Approximate range
Synonyms
  • Columba passerina Linnaeus, 1758
  • Columbigallina passerina (Linnaeus, 1758)

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.


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