Caribbean dove

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Caribbean dove
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Leptotila
Species: L. jamaicensis
Binomial name
Leptotila jamaicensis
(Linnaeus, 1766)

The Caribbean dove (Leptotila jamaicensis) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is found in the Cayman Islands, Colombia (San Andrés island), Honduras (Bay Islands), Jamaica, and Mexico (Yucatán Peninsula). It has been introduced to New Providence in the Bahamas. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and heavily degraded former forest.


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