terrestrial

Common Ground-Dove (Ground Dove)

Length 15-18cm (5.75-7″). Common breeding resident in the Cayman Islands. Prefers coastal habitat, dry open shrubland and disturbed urban areas. Often to be seen foraging for seeds at the sides of roads. Nests in Thatch and coconut palms. Easily recognisable from its tiny stature – half the size of most other doves.

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