Zenaida Macroura – Mourning Dove

The mourning dove, Zenaida macroura is a Columbidae bird. The bird is also known as the American mourning dove, the rain dove, and the turtle dove. It is one of North America’s most common and ubiquitous birds. It is also a popular game bird, with over 20 million birds (up to 70 million in certain […]

Zenaida Asiatica – White-Winged Dove

The white-winged dove, Zenaida asiatica is a bird endemic to Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. Their wings have a characteristic white border that sets them apart from other doves. Human growth has harmed the white-winged dove. Their range paralleled that of their preferred meal, the saguaro. Growing food sources dramatically increased its distribution in […]

Columbina Passerina – Common Ground Dove

The common ground dove, Columbina passerina is a tiny bird that is found throughout the southern United States, Central America, the Caribbean, and northern South America. It is the smallest dove found in the United States. As its name implies, the bird spends most of its time walking on the ground yet is capable of […]

Columbina Inca – Inca Dove

The Columbina inca, or commonly known as the Inca dove is a tiny New World bird. René Lesson, a French surgeon and naturalist, described it in 1847. has a thin body covered in feathers that resemble scales. The tail is long and square, with white feathers edging it. The underwings are scarlet, and the wings […]

Streptopelia Decaocto – Eurasian Collared-Dove

The Eurasian collared dove, Streptopelia decaocto is a dove species indigenous to Europe and Asia that has been imported to Japan, North America, and Caribbean islands. Due to its extensive worldwide distribution and growing population trend, it has been included on the IUCN Red List as Least Concern since 2014. This belongs to Columbidae family. […]

Patagioenas Fasciata – Band-Tailed Pigeon

Patagioenas fasciata is an Americas medium-sized bird. Its nearest relatives are the Chilean pigeon and the ring-tailed pigeon, both of which belong to the Patagioena clade and have a terminal tail band and iridescent plumage on their necks. Quick Overview: Patagioenas Fasciata – Band-Tailed Pigeon Body size: Around 14-15 in (36-38 cm) and a weight […]

Columba Livia – Rock Pigeon

The rock dove, sometimes known as the common pigeon, is a Columbidae bird (doves and pigeons). It is commonly known as the “pigeon”. The domestic pigeon is a descendant. Escaped domestic pigeons have expanded feral pigeon populations globally. Quick Overview: Columba Livia – Rock PigeonBody size: Around 13-14 in (33-36 cm) and a weight of […]

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