|Picui Ground Dove (Columbina
(aka Picui Ground-dove)
|The Picui Dove is
distributed from north-east Brazil to central Argentina and
westwards to the Andes with a disjunct population in central
It is found in drier habitats such as savannah as well as gardens and agricultural areas. It feeds on seeds.
|It is greyish-brown above and the male, seen in photos 1 and 3, has a greyer crown than the female, seen in photo 2. There is a dark blue line across the wing coverts and a white band on the closed wing. In flight, the wing pattern is very distinctive being pale grey with a white panel then black primaries.|
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