Biodiversity - White - tipped Dove

  • Name: White - tipped Dove

  • Scientific name: Leptotila verreauxi

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Columbidae

Status:  Common.

Size:  26 cm.

Weight:  165 grams.

Elevation:  up to 1,800 meters above sea level (in this region).

 

Forages on the ground, constantly walking, in search of seeds, pebbles and some insects which are part of their diet.

Can be seen alone or in pairs.

Is medium sized with long red legs.





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In the Kitchen:

Use appropriate size pots and pans for your heating elements.

Whenever possible use a lid to retain heat.

Whenever possible use a pressure cooker, a slow electric cooker and electric coffee makers; these devices help to diminsh energy consumption.

Do not put hot or warm dishes into your refrigerator; in addition your refrigerator should be at least 5 cm from walls and never place a refigerator near a heat source such as an oven or stove.

Always try to purchase energy efficient appliances which are environmentally friendly.

 

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Chirripˇ National Park

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Blue-and-white SwallowA swallow with a small tail and short wings; white belly and a metallic blue back...
  • Name: Blue-and-white Swallow

  • Scientific name: Pygochelidon cyanoleuca

  • Family: Hirundinidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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