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Oriental Turtle Dove

Streptopelia orientalis


A very close dove to the spotted variety, except the rich rufous colour and thee marking on the wings are different. Tail is broad with white band which is seen when alighting.


Common in the Himalayas upto 4000mtrs.

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Wild Things
Wild Things 12 years ago

Cropped and lightened the last 2 pics.

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Uttarakhand, India

Spotted on Aug 14, 2011
Submitted on Sep 1, 2011

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