Eurasian Collared-Dove

Streptopelia decaocto

Order

COLUMBIFORMES

Family

Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Code 4

EUCD

Code 6

STRDEC

ITIS

HEAD

Eurasian Collared-Dove Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Gray in hatchlings, brown at fledging; Deep red in adults. Orbital ring gray-white at all ages.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Pale gray-buff
  • Forehead Color: Pale gray-buff
  • Nape Color: Pale gray-buff with black "half moon" trimmed in white.
  • Throat Color: Pale gray-buff
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Eurasian Collared-Dove Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 28-33 cm (11-13 in)
  • Weight: 153 g (5.4 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: Pale gray-buff
  • Upperparts: Gray-buff
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Eurasian Collared-Dove Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift strong direct flight on rapidly beating wings.
  • Wingspan Range: 46-48 cm (18-19 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray-buff with white tips on outer feathers.
  • Under Tail: Pale gray-buff
  • Leg Color: Pink
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