Eared Dove

Zenaida auriculata - Tourterelle oreillarde

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Columbiformes

  • Family
    :

    Columbidés

  • Genus
    :

    Zenaida

  • Species
    :

    auriculata

Descriptor

Des Murs, 1847

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 22 à 28 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 95 à 125 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Tourterelle oreillarde
adult
Tourterelle oreillarde
juvenile

Eared Dove (Zenaida auriculata) is a species of bird in the Columbidae family.

Subspecific information 11 subspecies

  • Zenaida auriculata auriculata (c Chile, wc Argentina)
  • Zenaida auriculata caucae (w Colombia)
  • Zenaida auriculata antioquiae (nc Colombia)
  • Zenaida auriculata pentheria (e Colombia, w Venezuela)
  • Zenaida auriculata vinaceorufa (Netherlands Antilles)
  • Zenaida auriculata stenura (Lesser Antilles, Trinidad, c Colombia to the Guianas and n Brazil)
  • Zenaida auriculata jessieae (lower Amazon. Brazil.)
  • Zenaida auriculata marajoensis (Amazon estuary. Brazil.)
  • Zenaida auriculata noronha (ne Brazil, Fernando de Noronha Is.. Brazil.)
  • Zenaida auriculata hypoleuca (w Ecuador and w Peru to nw Bolivia and n Chile)
  • Zenaida auriculata chrysauchenia (e Bolivia to c Brazil south to Tierra del Fuego)

Foreign names

  • Tourterelle oreillarde,
  • Zenaida Torcaza,
  • Pomba-de-bando,
  • Ohrflecktaube,
  • fülfoltos gerle,
  • Geoorde Treurduif,
  • Tortora orecchiuta,
  • Öronduva,
  • Øredue,
  • nachovka čiernosluchá,
  • hrdlička černouchá,
  • Ørepletdue,
  • täpläkorvakyyhky,
  • tórtora orelluda,
  • gołębiak plamouchy,
  • Ушастая горлица,
  • ミミグロバト,
  • 斑颊哀鸽,
  • 斑頰哀鴿,

Voice song and cries

Tourterelle oreillarde
♂ adult

Habitat

Tourterelle oreillarde
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Savanna : Moist ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

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