Genus Claravis


Purple-winged Ground-Dove - The Purple-winged Ground Dove is a critically endangered species of dove, native to Atlantic forest, mainly near bamboo, in south-eastern Brazil, far eastern Paraguay, and northern-eastern Argentina . It is threatened by habitat loss and possibly the wild bird trade. There are few recent sightings and the total population is estimated to number less than 250 individuals.


Maroon-chested Ground-Dove - Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montanes.

Blue Ground Dove - The Blue Ground Dove is relatively common in open woodland, forest edges, clearings and roadsides, especially in more humid areas. It is found from sea level to about 1200 m altitude. It builds a flimsy dish nest of twigs 1-11 m high in a tree and lays two white eggs.

Order : Columbiformes
Family : Columbidae
Genus : Claravis