Croaking ground dove

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Croaking ground dove
Croaking Ground-Dove - Ecuador S4E9737.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Columbina
Species: C. cruziana
Binomial name
Columbina cruziana
(Prévost, 1842)

The croaking ground dove (Columbina cruziana) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is found in western Ecuador, Peru and far northern Chile. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.