Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Blue-spotted Wood-Dove
Blue-spotted Wood-Dove Turtur afer
Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Blue-spotted Wood Dove, Red-billed Wood-Dove, Sapphire-spotted Wood-Dove, Metallic-spotted Wood-Dove
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeThroughout c. Africa;
Senegambia, s. Mali, sw. Niger, c. Nigeria, Cameroon, sw. Chad, Central African Republic, c. and s. Sudan, n. Ethiopia, Uganda (Bwindi National Park) s. to Angola, Zambia, e. Zimbabwe and ne. South Africa (ex. e. Transvaal).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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