Ground Doves The heavy Pacific Ground Doves (Gallicolumba) are shown here. The smaller Ground Doves of the Americas/Asia (Columbidae) are shown on separate pages.

Sulawesi Ground Dove
Sulawesi Ground Dove
Sulawesi Ground Dove
The SULAWESI GROUND DOVE, Gallicolumba tristigmata, also called the YELLOW-BREASTED, is native to Indonesia. It has a gold brow, blue crown and burgundy red neck markings.
Sulawesi Ground Dove
Sulawesi Ground Doves
Sulawesi Ground Doves
Previously called the Celebes Ground Dove, the bird's name was changed when the islands' name changed to Sulawesi. Male and female have similar plumage, female very slightly duller.
 
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Golden-heart Ground Dove
Golden-heart Dove
Cinnamon Ground Dove
The GOLDEN-HEART DOVE also called the CINNAMON GROUND DOVE, Gallicolumba rufigula, is native to Indonesia's West Papua and from Papua New Guinea. Male and female have similar plumage. Like most Pacific heavy Ground Doves, they are also sometimes called Pigeons.
 
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White-breasted Ground Dove
White-bibbed Ground Dove
Purple Ground Dove
The WHITE-BIBBED/WHITE-BREASTED GROUND DOVE, Gallicolumba jobiensis, also sometimes called the PURPLE Ground Dove, is native to Indonesia, Papua new Guinea and nearby islands. It has a rich red-purple wing plumage, a charcoal grey head with white eye-line and a white bib. Typically the female has a slightly less rich colour and slightly smaller bib than the male.