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Common Ground Dove (Columbina passerina)

Common Ground Dove (Columbina passerina)

6 ½” (16 cm)1 The common ground dove is a very small, sparrow-sized dove.3 It has a scaly breast, stubby black tail, and its rounded wings flash rufus in flight.1 The dove requires extensive open ground for foraging, so it inhabits open areas: principally orchards, nurseries, and rural ranchettes in San Diego County.4 The common ground dove began colonizing San…

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