Namaqua Dove

Oena capensis - Tourterelle masquée

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Columbiformes

  • Family
    :

    Columbidés

  • Genus
    :

    Oena

  • Species
    :

    capensis

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 28 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 28 à 54 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Namaqua Dove (Oena capensis) is a species of bird in the Columbidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Oena capensis capensis (Africa south of the Sahara, Socotra I., Arabia)
  • Oena capensis aliena (Madagascar)

Foreign names

  • Tourterelle masquée,
  • Tortolita Rabilarga,
  • Rola rabilonga,
  • Kaptäubchen,
  • álarcos gerle,
  • Maskerduif,
  • Tortora del Namaqua,
  • Långstjärtsduva,
  • Maskedue,
  • namakva dlhochvostá,
  • hrdlička kapská,
  • Namaquadue,
  • naamiokyyhky,
  • tortoreta cuallarga,
  • Spördúfa,
  • turkaweczka czarnogardła,
  • garastes ūbele,
  • dolgorepa grlica,
  • Капская горлица,
  • シッポウバト,
  • 小长尾鸠,
  • 小長尾鳩,

Voice song and cries

Tourterelle masquée
♂ adult breeding

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Illustration

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