Plain-breasted Ground Dove

Columbina minuta

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The plain-breasted ground dove (Columbina minuta) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. They lack the scaled appearance to the feathers of the similar and typically more abundant common ground dove. With a total length of approximately 14–16 cm (5.5-6.3 in) and a weight of 24–26 g (0.85–0.92 oz), this species averages slightly smaller than the common ground dove. The plain-breasted ground dove may be the smallest pigeons or doves by mass, though the more heavily built but..

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