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Dusky Turtle Dove

Streptopelia lugens


A cooing dusky turtle dove, a dove found only in Africa and the Arabic peninsula, spotted here in a public garden in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


Distribution: SE Sudan, W & SE Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia to Uganda, patchily SW through mountains of Rift Valley to N Malawi, and SE through Kenya highlands to NE Tanzania; also SW Arabic peninsula


Found on the same tree as

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Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 8 years ago

very pretty ,danielle~

Stanislav Greš
Stanislav Greš 8 years ago

want to see on my own eyes :)

DanielePralong 11 years ago

Thank you Elsa!

Elsa 11 years ago

Just saw this, what a stunning portrait!

DanielePralong 11 years ago

CherreyMae :-)

iamcherreymaiya 11 years ago

...turtle doves and a partridge in a pear tree....

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አዲስ አበባ, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia

Spotted on Oct 26, 2009
Submitted on Jun 1, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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