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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.


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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