Scaled dove


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(Zool.) any American dove of the genus Scardafella. Its colored feather tips resemble scales.

See also: Scaled

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The most mentioned animal by the community was the three-banded armadillo with 27 citations, followed by rattlesnake with 19, scaled dove with 12 and the curimata and wolf fish with 9 citations.
The most mentioned birds by the birds were the scaled dove and picazuro pigeon; the latter being for feeding and trade, and the first indicated by some as valueless or use, and by others for creating at home.
Columbidae White-tipped Dove Leptotila verreauxi Bonaparte, 1855 Picui Ground-Dove Columbina picui (Temminck, 1813) Eared Dove Zenaida auriculata (Des Murs, 1847) Scaled Dove Columbina squammata (Lesson, 1831) Picazuro Pigeon Patagioenas picazuro (Temminck, 1813) Fam.