Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Bird #20: Common Ground Dove




Common Name:  Common Ground Dove/ Rock Dove
Scientific Name:  Columbina passerina
Description: 5.75-7 inches; Small Dove; brown in color; with scaly like appearance on neck and chest; bright rufous wing patch can be see while flying.
Habitat: Very wide spread, can be seen in all parishes; makes its nest on the ground.