Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Dusky Turtle-Dove

Dusky Turtle-Dove Streptopelia lugens

Described by: Rüppell (1837)
Alternate common name(s): Dusky Turtle Dove, Pink-breasted Dove, Black Dove
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Mount Sabinyo, Uganda - Jan, 2006 © Tom Tarrant 
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E. Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Sw. Arabia and Yemen.
(2) Se. Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, nw. Somalia.
(3) E. Zaire, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, s. Tanzania, e. Zambia, n. Malawi and Zimbabwe.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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