White-throated ground-dove

The male White Throated Ground Dove has a chocolate brown body with white head and breast while the females are shades of brown with no white on the body.

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The White-throated ground-dove is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

Yap – White-throated Ground-Dove, Yap Cicadabird, Yap Monarch, Plain White-eye, Yap / Olive White-eye. Palau – Micronesian/Palau Scrubfowl, Palau Ground-Dove, Palau Fruit-Dove, Micronesian Pigeon, Palau Owl, Palau Swiftlet, Rusty-Capped Kingfisher, Palau Cicadabird, Palau Bush-Warbler, Palau Fantail, Palau Flycatcher, Morningbird, Dusky White-eye, Giant White-eye. References The Birds of Hawaii and the Tropical Pacific – Pratt, Bruner, and Berrett. The field-guide to use for identification with good plates and text, if somewhat dated. A revision is in prep. More

Order : Columbiformes
Family : Columbidae
Genus : Gallicolumba
Species : xanthonura
Authority : (Temminck, 1823)