Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Namaqua Dove
Namaqua Dove Oena capensis
Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Masked Dove, Long-tailed Dove, Cape Dove
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeIsrael, Arabia, most of Africa s. of the Sahara and Madagascar;
Two main populations and fragmented populations in the n. of it range;
(1) Senegamabia and Mauritania e. through s. Algeria, Mali, c. Niger, c. Chad and se. Egypt, c. and s. Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia and Arabia, Socotra Is., Kenya s. to Namibia and South Africa (Cape Province).
Recently established in Israel.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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