Inca Dove

Columbina inca

Order

COLUMBIFORMES

Family

Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Code 4

INDO

Code 6

COLINC

ITIS

HEAD

Inca Dove Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Pale yellow in young, becoming dark red with maturity. Iris becomes bright red when bird is excited.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Streaked
  • Crown Color: Pale gray-brown
  • Forehead Color: Pale gray-brown
  • Nape Color: Pale gray-brown
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Inca Dove Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 19-22 cm (7.5-8.5 in)
  • Weight: 48 g (1.7 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: Buff-pink with brown scaling.
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown
  • Back Pattern: Scaled or scalloped
  • Belly Pattern: Scaled or scalloped
  • Breast Pattern: Scaled or scalloped

FLIGHT

Inca Dove Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 30-33 cm (12-13 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray-brown with white tipped black outer feathers.
  • Under Tail: Black with white tips.
  • Leg Color: Pink
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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