The White-tipped Dove (Leptotila verreauxi) ranges from South Texas to West Bolivia. Also known as White-fronted Dove, this bird lives in lowlands (800m – 1500m) the length of Pacific slope. Inhabits open woodlands, coffee plantations, gardens, fields and roadsides. Its measures are 26 cm (10 inches) in height and 165 g in weight.
This medium sized dove has a cinnamon-rufous wing-linings and white-tipped tail. Other features are throat whitish, nape, crown, sides and back of neck gray-brown. Rest of upperparts are dull-brown. This bird is never seen in flocks. It feeds on seeds, grit and small insects.