Spotted Dove

Distribution:  Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. Also have been introduced into Hawaii and Southern California (USA), around Los Angeles, northern Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand.

Description:   Plumage buff brown with a white-spotted black collar patch on the back and sides of the neck. The tail is  tipped white and the wing coverts have light buff spots.

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Spotted Dove

Spotted Dove

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Eats
cracked-corn
milo
nuts
sunflower-seed
thistle
Regions
baja california
california
hawaii
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Habitat
Forests
Urban
Color
buff
brown
Body Shape
pigeon
Size
medium
Order
pigeons and doves - order: Columbiformes; family: Columbidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species