Ground-dove refers to a number of unrelated genera of doves:

  • Claravis, a genus of medium-sized, mostly arboreal doves from the Neotropics.
  • Columbina, a genus of small, mostly terrestrial doves from the Neotropics.
  • Gallicolumba, a genus of variably-sized, mostly terrestrial doves from Southeast Asia and tropical Pacific islands.
  • Metriopelia, a genus of terrestrial doves which inhabit dry, high-altitude areas of South America.
  • The long-tailed ground dove (genus Uropelia) of South America.

Not to be confused is the thick-billed ground-pigeon of the genus Trugon.

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