Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: African Collared-Dove

African Collared-Dove Streptopelia roseogrisea

Described by: Sundevall (1857)
Alternate common name(s): African Collared Dove, African Turtle-Dove, Pink-headed Dove, Pink-headed Turtle-Dove, Pink-headed Collared-Dove, Rosy-gray Turtle-Dove, Rosy-grey Turtle-Dove, Ringed Turtle-Dove, Barbary Dove, Blond Ringdove
Old scientific name(s): Streptopelia risoria


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Sahel zone of Africa and sw. Arabia;
(1) Sw. Maurtitania, n. Senegambia, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, s. Niger, n. Nigeria, n. Cameroon, c. and s. Chad, c. Sudan and w. Ethiopia.
(2) Se. Egypt, e. Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, n. Somalia and sw. Arabia.
'Risoria' is domesticated and of almost worldwide distribution with colonies in North America (Los Angeles, California, wc. Florida (St. Peterburg, Pinellas County) and Houston, e. Texas). West Indies in the Bahamas (New Providence) and Puerto Rico.


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


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