Eared Dove

Eared Dove

The Eared Dove (Zenaida auriculata) lives in Central and South America from Colombia to southern Argentina and Chile. This bird is common to abundant in savannahs and other open areas, including cultivation and it readily adapts to human habitation. It is 24 cm (9.4 inches) and weighs normally about 112 g.

Adult males have olive-brown upperparts plumage, with black spots on the wings. The underparts are vinous, and the long rounded tail is tipped with cinnamon. The bill is black and the legs are dark red.

Common Name: Eared Dove
Scientific Name: Zenaida auriculata
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