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White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica)

White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica)

White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica)


Class: Aves
Family: Columbidae
Common Name: White-winged Dove
Genus: Zenaida
Species Name: asiatica

About The White-winged Dove

The white-winged dove is a fairly large dove with a long bill. Its name derives from a broad white band that can be seen along the edge of the wing when it is folded and across the wing when it is opened. The reddish eye is surrounded by bright blue skin, and there is a dark streak on the cheek below the eye.

The white-winged dove is native to the southwestern United States, Mexico, and Central America. Its diet consists of seeds, berries, and other fruit.


Trips Where Observed

Dominican Republic
Mexico to Panama
Mexico, Baja California Sur
Mexico, Nayarit
Mexico, Veracruz
Southeast Arizona
Texas

Member Lifelists

Mexico
North America
United States
World

Sites Where Observed

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