Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Red-eyed Dove

Red-eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata

Described by: Rüppell (1837)
Alternate common name(s): Black Dove, Black Pigeon, Half-collared Dove
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


The Gambia - Dec, 2002 © Ben van den Broek  Abuko Nature Reserve, The Gambia - Nov 21, 2004 © Ian Esland  Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Jan 16, 2005 © Alan Manson  Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Jan 17, 2005 © Alan Manson 
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Africa s. of the Sahara and sw. Arabia;
S. Mauritania, Senegambia, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, s. Niger, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Gulf of Guinea islands, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, Zaire, Central African Republic, s. Chad, s. and e. Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, n. Somalia and sw. Arabia (Yemen) s. in Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania s. to n. Namibia, n. and e. Botswana, Mozambique, s. and e. South Africa (Transvaal, Natal, Losotho, Cape Province).


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


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