Santa Cruz ground dove

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Santa Cruz ground dove
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Alopecoenas
Species: A. sanctaecrucis
Binomial name
Alopecoenas sanctaecrucis
Mayr, 1935

Gallicolumba sanctaecrucis

The Santa Cruz ground dove (Alopecoenas sanctaecrucis) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is found in the southern Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Alopecoenas sanctaecrucis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T22691047A93301186. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22691047A93301186.en. Retrieved 15 January 2018. 

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