Golden-spotted ground dove

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Golden-spotted ground dove
Metriopelia aymara - Golden-spotted ground dove.jpg
Golden-spotted ground dove at, San Pedro de Atacama, Antofagasta Region, Chile
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Metriopelia
Species: M. aymara
Binomial name
Metriopelia aymara
(Prévost, 1840)

The golden-spotted ground dove (Metriopelia aymara) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Metriopelia aymara". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.