Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Tambourine Dove
Tambourine Dove Turtur tympanistria
Described by: Temminck (1809)
Alternate common name(s): Forest Dove, White-breasted Pigeon, White-breasted Wood-Dove
Old scientific name(s): Tympanistria tympanistria
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RangeCoastal w. Africa through c. to se. Africa;
Senegambia, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Bioko and Fernando Po, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic, s. Sudan, Ethiopia, s. Somalia, Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and s. to cw. and n. Angola, Zambia, e. Zimbabwe, Mozambique, e. and s. South Africa (e. Transvaal, KwaZulu-Natal, e. Cape Province). Comoro Is.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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