White-breasted ground dove

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White-breasted ground dove
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At San Diego Zoo
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Alopecoenas
Species: A. jobiensis
Binomial name
Alopecoenas jobiensis
(Meyer, 1875)
Synonyms

Gallicolumba jobiensis

The white-breasted ground dove, white-bibbed ground dove, or purple ground dove (Alopecoenas jobiensis), is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is found in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and Solomon Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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