Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Oriental Turtle-Dove
Oriental Turtle-Dove Streptopelia orientalis
Described by: Latham (1790)
Alternate common name(s): Oriental Turtle Dove, Rufous Turtle-Dove, Eastern Turtle-Dove, Mountain Turtle-Dove
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeC. and s. Asia;
(1) W. Himalayas from Iran, Afghanistan, nw. India (Kashmir) and Nepal to sw. Siberia.
(2) Peninsular India.
(3) Ne. India and Burma to sc. China (w. Yunnan and Hainan Is.).
(4) C. Siberia from the e. foothills of the Ural Mountains to China, Korea, the Kiril Is. and Japan.
(5) Ryukyu Is.
Meiji Shrine, Tokyo, Japan - Feb 12, 2002 Source: William Hull
Description: Two birds walking and feeding in the leaf litter.
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Biological Research Information Center, BRIC of Korea
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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