Long-tailed ground dove

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Long-tailed ground dove
Uropelia campestris "Rolinha" (6720377809).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Uropelia
Bonaparte, 1855
Species: U. campestris
Binomial name
Uropelia campestris
(Spix, 1825)

The long-tailed ground dove (Uropelia campestris) is a species of bird in the dove and pigeon family, Columbidae. It is the only species, within the genus Uropelia.[2] It is found in the cerrado of central and northeast-central Brazil and neighboring Bolivia in the southwest. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland.[1]


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2016). "Uropelia campestris". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  2. ^ "ITIS Report: Uropelia". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 3 August 2014.

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