African Collared-Dove(Streptopelia roseogrisea)

Distribution:

Native to Africa, specifically from the arid region south of the Sahara. Its range extends across the continent into southern Arabia.

Description:

Measures around 26 cm in length. Its upper body, from shoulders to tail, is a pale grayish brown, though the wing edge has a bluish tinge. Flight feathers are darker, and nearly black. Head, neck and breast are pinkish shading to white on the chin and belly. There is little sexual dimorphism (visual physical differences between the sexes) .

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African Collared-Dove(Streptopelia roseogrisea)