RUDDY GROUND DOVE
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Columba Talpacoti
ENGLISH COMMON NAME: Ruddy Ground-Dove
SPANISH NAME: Abuelita or Tortola comun
This bird is about 16.5 cm, it is black with a little bit of gray in the crown, it has black in the feathers of the tail and black spots in the wings.
Its voice is a KA - HOO KA - HOO or a HOO-WHOOP from 3 to 10 times.
It is sociable, it feeds in the ground alone, with a pair, or in a group. It walks with short and quick steps.
It is abundant in cities, gardens, fields and farms. It is seamed below 1,600m to 2,400.