No.074 Oriental Turtle Dove Streptopelia orientalis


Rank : 1
Commonresident throughout Asakawa River Basin. Usually seen alone or in a smallgroup of several birds, not in large numbers like domestic pigeons. Repeatsa diagnostic call "Deh deh, po po" during breeding period. Scaly scapulars,blackish brown with rufous edges and grey striped patch on the back of neckare diagnostic. Head, neck, and underparts brownish to pinkish grey.

Oriental Turtle Dove (Adult)