Zenaida Dove

Zenaida aurita

Order

COLUMBIFORMES

Family

Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Code 4

ZEND

Code 6

ZENAUT

ITIS

HEAD

Zenaida Dove Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Eyering, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Pale red-brown
  • Forehead Color: Pale red-brown
  • Nape Color: Pale red-brown
  • Throat Color: Brown with purple patch on side of neck.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Zenaida Dove Breeding Male Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 25-30 cm (10-12 in)
  • Weight: 159 g (5.6 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: Purple-red
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Zenaida Dove Breeding Male Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Fast low direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 36-41 cm (14-16 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray-brown with pale gray tips on outer feathers.
  • Under Tail: Gray-brown with pale gray tip.
  • Leg Color: Red
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
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