This species is monotypic, with a range from central America to northern Argentina (Hellmayr 1929). RPPN Mãe-da-lua.
Figure 1. The Blue Ground-Dove comes to our Reserve only in the rainy season. A month or two after the rains cease, these doves migrate to other grounds.To top of page
Figure 2. Female Blue Ground-Dove, probably molting. Characteristics of the female are the brownish-gray upperparts with rufous rump and tail, and the rufous wing-spots. The white stripe around the nape seems to be due to lost feathers.To top of page