- Leptotila jamaicensis
- Olive-brown upperparts
- White face and throat
- Grey hind crown
- Iridescent purple nape patch
- Iridescent green or purple hind neck
- Pink cream breast
- White undertail coverts and belly
- Silver or yellow iris
- Red legs and feet
Central America and the Caribbean
Central America: eastern Mexico (mainly Yucatan), northern Belize, islands off Honduras
Caribbean: Jamaica, Cayman Islands, San Andres (politically a part of Colombia), and naturalized on New Providence (Bahamas)
There are 4 subspecies:
- Northern YucatÃ¡n, Mujeres, Holbox, Cozumel and islands off Honduras
from semi-arid areas with some trees and shrubs to dense secondary forests.
Usually feeds on seeds found while walking under bushes and other cover.
The clutch consists of 2 white eggs which are incubated for 14-15 days; the young fledge 10-14 days later.
- Clements, JF. 2010. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2010. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/Clements%206.5.xls/view
- International Dove Society
 External Links