Blue Ground-Dove Claravis pretiosa

  • Order: Columbiformes
  • Family: Columbidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Muhammad Kala


Conservation Status

The Blue Ground-Dove is not considered globally threatened; its IUCN Red List status is Least Concern. This species occupies a very large geographic range, and is fairly common.

Effects of human activity on populations

Human activity probably has little short-term effect on the Blue Ground-Dove, other than the local effects of habitat destruction; this species rarely is found far from forest or woods.

Recommended Citation

Kala, M. (2011). Blue Ground-Dove (Claravis pretiosa), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.