African Collared-Dove Photos and Videos
Fairly large dove with small, round head, thin bill, and square tail. Pale buff-white overall, with black crescent on nape. Note white undertail coverts.
Fairly large dove with long, square-tipped tail and thin bill. The tail is dark at the base and white at the tip; white extends all the way to the edges of the tail feathers. Note white undertail.
Plumage can vary from pale gray-white to tawny-buff. Wingtips are only slightly darker than the rest of the wing and back.
- Medium-sized bird.
- Small head.
- Pale buff to white body and head.
- Black half-collar on back of neck.
- Medium-long square tail.
Immature DescriptionJuvenile paler and duller, with gray feet and eyes that gradually change to adult color. Eyes become yellowish, then orange, then adult red.
Relative Sizebetween robin and crow
- Both Sexes
- Length: 10.2-10.6 in (26-27 cm)
- Weight: 4.6-5.9 oz (130-166 g)
- Wingspan: 17.7-19.7 in (45-50 cm)
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