Order: Columbiformes | Family: Columbidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Female | Loc. Lima | NW Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Lima, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Cusco, Peru
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Cusco, Peru
Status: The Eared Dove is common to fairly common in coastal western lowlands and inter-Andean valleys at elevations ranging from sea level to 4000 m. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, Bo, and Ch.
Name in Spanish: Tórtola Orejuda.
Sub-species: Eared Dove (Zenaida auriculata hypoleuca), Bonaparte 1855.
Meaning of Name: Zenaida: In honor to the wife of French ornithologist Prince Bonaparte (Zenaide Laetitia Julie – Princess Bonaparte). auriculata: L. auriculata, auriculatus= small ear.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 08/01/2015.