Ruddy Ground-Dove (Columbina talpacoti)

The Ruddy Ground-Dove is a small dove that as implied by the name, forages primarily in the ground, and uses perches when startled or to roost. It is found almost all around the country. The male is distinctive with its reddish color, while the female is a lot duller, nearly gray in coloration.

Ruddy Ground-Dove, Male - Columbina talpacoti - Tortolita Rojiza (Tortolita, Palomita Colorada), Macho

 Males of this species have a distinctive brown coloration, while the females are grayish

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