Dove, Eurasian Collared


Name: Dove, Eurasian Collared

Scientific name: Streptopelia decaocto

Type: Dove

Color: Brown,Grey

Habitat: Cities,Fields

Size: 33cm

Conservation status:

Resident Breeder


Medium-small, sandy brown dove with narrow black half-collar on hindneck (absent in juvenile). Told from Turtle by unspotted sandy brown forewing (rufous, spotted blackish in Turtle), black neck-collar, whitish underwing (dark in Turtle), plainer uppertail (bolder patterned in Turtle), absence of well defined whitish belly-patch (present Turtle) and by less rapid flight with less jerky wing-beats of shorter, more rounded wings, and longer tail.

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