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Metriopelia
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Black-winged Ground Dove (Metriopelia melanoptera)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Columbiformes
Family Columbidae
Genus Metriopelia

Metriopelia is a genus of ground-doves containing four species that live in the dry, upland habitats along the Andean mountain chain in South America. They have large wings and orange skin around the eyes.

Species

Golden-spotted Ground Dove (Prévost, 1840) (Metriopelia aymara)
Bare-faced Ground Dove (Lesson, 1845) (Metriopelia ceciliae)
Black-winged Ground Dove (Molina, 1782) (Metriopelia melanoptera)
Moreno's Ground Dove (Sharpe, 1902) (Metriopelia morenoi)
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