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Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis

Described by: Scopoli (1786)
Alternate common name(s): Burmese Spotted Dove, Spot-necked Dove, Laceneck Dove, Necklace Dove, Spot-necked Dove, Pearl-necked Dove, Indian Turtle-Dove, Chinese Turtle-Dove
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


near Poipu, Kauai Island, Hawaii, USA - Apr 9, 2005 © William Hull  near Poipu, Kauai Island, Hawaii, USA - Apr 9, 2005 © William Hull  near Poipu, Kauai Island, Hawaii, USA - Apr 12, 2005 © William Hull  Location unknown - Date unknown © Colin Clark  Hong Kong - Jul, 2005 © Neil Fifer 
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India and se. Asia to the Greater Sundas, the Philippines and Taiwan;
(1) E. Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan.
(2) Sri Lanka.
(3) Ne. Burma and s. China (nw. Yunnan).
(4) S. China (se. Yunnan and Hainan Is.).
(5) E. China.
(6) Taiwan.
(7) Hainan Is.
(8) Burma to Sumatra (Bangka Is., Belitung Is., Riau Archipelago and Lingga Archipelago), Borneo, Lesser Sundas e. to Babar and Palawan.
Introduced to Mauritius, Sulawesi, the Moluccas, the Bismarck Archipelago (New Britain), Australia (ex. sw. Western Australia, ex. se. South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania, e. New South Wales to ne. Queensland), New Zealand, Fiji, Hawaii, the sw. United States (s. California) and nw. Mexico (nw. Baja).


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


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