Ring-necked Dove

Streptopelia capicola - Tourterelle du Cap

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Columbiformes

  • Family
    :

    Columbidés

  • Genus
    :

    Streptopelia

  • Species
    :

    capicola

Descriptor

Sundevall, 1857

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 25 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 106 à 200 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Ring-necked Dove (Streptopelia capicola) is a species of bird in the Columbidae family.

Subspecific information 6 Subspecies

  • Streptopelia capicola electa (w Ethiopia)
  • Streptopelia capicola somalica (e Ethiopia, Somalia, n Kenya)
  • Streptopelia capicola tropica (c Kenya to Angola and South Africa)
  • Streptopelia capicola onguati (sw Angola, n Namibia)
  • Streptopelia capicola damarensis (Namibia, Botswana, sw Zimbabwe)
  • Streptopelia capicola capicola (w South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Tourterelle du Cap,
  • Tórtola de El Cabo,
  • Rola do Cabo,
  • Gurrtaube,
  • fokföldi gerle,
  • Kaapse Tortel,
  • Tortora dal collare del Capo,
  • Kapturturduva,
  • Savannedue,
  • hrdlička hrkútavá,
  • hrdlička damarská,
  • Savanneskoggerdue,
  • aroturturikyyhky,
  • Gewone Tortelduif,
  • tórtora del Cap,
  • synogarlica popielata,
  • Южноафриканская горлица,
  • アフリカジュズカケバト,
  • 环颈斑鸠,
  • 環頸斑鳩,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations, Rural Gardens ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Ponds (below 8ha)

Geographic range

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