Spotted Dove

Streptopelia chinensis

Order

COLUMBIFORMES

Family

Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Code 4

SPDO

Code 6

STRCHI

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HEAD

Spotted Dove Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Juveniles gray to light brown-gray, yellow-gray, or tan; Adults orange or orange-yellow to salmon or pink.
  • Head Pattern: Plain, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Pale Gray
  • Forehead Color: Pale Gray
  • Nape Color: Pink-brown with black and white spotted back on back of neck.
  • Throat Color: Pink-brown
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Spotted Dove Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 30-33 cm (12-13 in)
  • Weight: 159 g (5.6 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Buff
  • Underparts: Pink-brown
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Spotted Dove Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 43-48 cm (17-19 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail Shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Little or no banding.
  • Upper Tail: Black with brown central feathers.
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Pink
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