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Inca dove
Columbina inca

Inca dove
Inca dove
Inca dove
Inca dove in a yard in Ajo, AZ displaying reddish (chestnut) outer wing feathers.
Inca dove

Size: 8 inches
Overall Color: gray
Occurrence: town
Diet: seeds
Nest: saucerlike
Field Identification: communal, body looks scaly, underwings are reddish brown
Season: year-round


Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Columbiformes
Family: 35 Columbidae (doves)
Genus: Columbina
Species: inca

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