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.

The Purple-winged Ground-Dove is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

Purple-winged ground-dove (Claravis godefrida) = Species information - * Facts & Status * Description * Range & Habitat * Biology * Threats & Conservation * Find out more * Glossary & References * All * More

The male purple-winged ground-dove has blue-grey upperparts, becoming paler on the neck, head and underparts, and a whitish face. In contrast, the female’s ... More

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Purple-winged Ground-dove (Claravis godefrida) = French: Colombe de Geoffroy German: Purpurbindentäubchen Spanish: Tortolita Alipúrpura Other common names: Purple-barred Ground-dove, Geoffroy's Dove Taxonomy: Columba Godefrida Temminck, 1811, Brazil. Forms superspecies with C. mondetoura. Monotypic. Distribution: SE Brazil (S Bahia to S Santa Catarina), E Paraguay and NE Argentina (Misiones). Range poorly known. More

Purple-winged Ground-Dove (Claravis godefrida) (Temminck, 1811) summary taxon grid map Wikipedia NatureServe Google: Web|Scholar ITIS Birdlife Google|Flickr Xeno-Canto - CRITICALLY ENDANGERED Order: Columbiformes Family: Columbidae English: Purple-winged Ground-Dove Scientific: Claravis godefrida Protonym: Columba Godefrida Avibase ID: 1652D541D88F91B0 Taxomic Serial Number: More

Purple-winged Ground-Dove Claravis godefrida = Described by: Temminck (1811) Alternate common name(s): Purple-winged Ground Dove, Purple-barred Ground-Dove, Geoffroy's Dove Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors Photographs No photographs are available for this species Range Ec. South America; Se. Brazil (s. Bahia, s. Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro s. to Santa Catarina), ne. Paraguay and ne. Argentina (Misiones). More

Order : Columbiformes
Family : Columbidae
Genus : Claravis
Species : godefrida
Authority : (Temminck, 1811)