Grenada Dove

My masters expedition took me to the Caribbean island of Grenada to study the national bird of Grenada, the Grenada Dove, Leptotila wellsi.

With less than 200 birds left in the wild and no birds in captivity, the Grenada Dove is at great risk of extinction. Even more so as the threat of introduced mammals is still at large, and new hotel developments are planned, removing its dry forest habitat: this little dove sits on a knife-edge!

To read more about the expedition and the plight of the dove, click below: