A mostly terrestrial dove species endemic to the Galapagos Islands, notable for its striking blue eye ring. This species tends to show little to no fear of humans. This dove spends most if its time searching for seeds, although it also feeds on caterpillars and cacti blossoms.
Histortically, the only predator was humans whom to hunt the Galapagos Dove for food. However, the main predators are feral cats present on the islands.