Wetar ground dove

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Wetar ground dove
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Gallicolumba
Species: G. hoedtii
Binomial name
Gallicolumba hoedtii
(Schlegel, 1871)

The Wetar ground dove (Gallicolumba hoedtii) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is named after Wetar Island, Indonesia and is found also in Timor-Leste. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


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