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African Collared-Dove Life History


Open WoodlandsOpen woodland and parks around people.Back to top


SeedsSeeds.Back to top


Nest Placement


Nest Description

Flimsy platform of twigs, in tree or bush.

Nesting Facts

Clutch Size:2 eggs
Egg Description:White.
Condition at Hatching:Helpless with creamy buff down.
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Ground ForagerFeeds mostly on ground.Back to top


Low ConcernFeral populations do not seem to be able to maintain themselves without being provided food by people. Back to top


Cramp, S. (1985). The Birds of the Western Palearctic. Volume 4. Terns to Woodpeckers. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

Goodwin, D. (1983). Pigeon and Doves of the World. 3rd edition. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, USA.

Sibley, D. A. (2014). The Sibley Guide to Birds, second edition. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY, USA.

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