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Metriopelia
File:Black-winged Ground-dove.jpg
Black-winged Ground Dove
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Metriopelia
Bonaparte, 1855
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Metriopelia is a genus of ground doves containing four species that live in the dry, upland habitats along the Andean mountain chain in South America. They have large wings and orange skin around the eyes.

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