Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/52290

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Columbiformes
Family:Columbidae
Genus:Streptopelia
Genus species:Streptopelia decipiens

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:30 cm
Identification:The mourning collared dove has a gray forehead, crown, and sides of its face. It also has a black half collar on the hind neck, light orange eyes, bare red skin around the eyes, a pale belly, and brown upperparts.
Habitat:Urban areas, open country
Diet:Herbivore: seeds, grain
Reproduction:The breeding season varies by location. Females lay 1-2 eggs.
Pairs or small flocks gather in the morning and evening to visit watering holes.
Status:No special status

Other Information

Geographic:Sub-Saharan Africa Date:1967-10 Subjects:pigeon-like bird
Mourning collared dove
Collared dove
Streptopelia
Columbidae
Columbiformes
Birds
Vertebrates
Chordata
Primo Record:https://colostate-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?vid=01COLSU&docid=01COLSU_DSPACE10217/52290