Alternative name: Red Turtle Dove
- Streptopelia tranquebarica
20·5–23 cm (8-9 in)
- Black sides
- Black bill
- Purplish-black feet and legs
Female is brown
Asia: found in Russia, China, Tibet, Nepal
South Asia: Pakistan, India, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Eastern Himalayas, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong,
Southeast Asia: Indochina, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Greater Sundas, Java, Bali, Sulawesi
- S. t. tranquebarica:
- S. t. humilis:
Open country with trees, scrub and dry woodland and jungles.
Their diet consists of rice, maize, seeds of grasses and herbs as well as buds and young leaves. They are ground feeders.
Its nest is a flimsy platform, placed high in a tree. The clutch usually consists of 2 eggs.
Call: cru-u-u-u-u or goo-goo-goo
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved July 2015)
- Birding in Taiwan
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Red Collared Dove. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 1 December 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Red_Collared_Dove
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