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African Mourning Dove

Streptopelia decipiens

Description:

The Mourning Collared Dove (Streptopelia decipiens) is a pigeon which is a widespread resident breeding bird in Africa south of the Sahara. Despite its name, it is not a close relative of the North American Mourning Dove, Zenaida macroura.

Habitat:

Dense Bush

Notes:

Mourning Collared Doves eat grass seeds, grains and other vegetation. They are quite terrestrial, and usually forage on the ground. Unlike several other species in this genus, they are quite gregarious and often feed in groups.

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Ba-Phalaborwa Local Municipality, Limpopo, South Africa

Lat: -23.83, Long: 31.43

Spotted on Mar 27, 2013
Submitted on Sep 29, 2013

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