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Purple-winged Ground Dove
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Male
Information
Range south-eastern Brazil, far eastern Paraguay, and northern-eastern Argentina (Misiones only).
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Columbiformes
Family Columbidae
Genus Claravis
Species Claravis geoffroyi
Conservation Status
CRSpecies
Critically Endangered

The Purple-winged ground dove (Claravis geoffroyi), is a species of critically endangered species of dove in the Columbidae family. It is native to Atlantic forest, mainly near bamboo, in south-eastern Brazil, far eastern Paraguay, and northern-eastern Argentina (Misiones only). It is threatened by habitat loss and possibly the wild bird trade. There are few recent sightings and the total population is estimated to number 50 to 249 individuals.

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