Photo Credit: Glen Tepke
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SCIENTIFIC NAME: Columbina passerina

STATUS: Breeder. Uncommon in all seasons in Gulf Coast and Inland Coastal Plain regions. Rare in all seasons in Tennessee Valley and Mountain regions. MODERATE CONSERVATION CONCERN.

HABITAT: Found in sandy open areas, sparsely vegetated grasslands, and on farms and roadsides.