Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Ring-necked Dove

Ring-necked Dove Streptopelia capicola

Described by: Sundevall (1857)
Alternate common name(s): Cape Collared-Dove, Cape Turtle-Dove, Dark-eyed Ring-Dove, Damara Dove
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Namibia - Oct, 2008 © Nancy Bell  Kenya - Dec, 2005 © Jean-Michel Fenerole  Champagne Valley Resort, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Apr 1, 2006 © Alan Manson  Kruger National Park, South Africa - Sep 30, 2005 © Alan Manson 
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E. and s. Africa;
(1) W. Ethiopia.
(2) E. Ethiopia, Somalia and n. Kenya s. to Uaso Nyiro River.
(3) C. Kenya to e. Zaire, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, w. Tanzania, Zanzibar and s. to Angola, Malawe, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and South Africa (Transvaal, Natal).
(4) Sw. Angola and n. Namibia.
(5) Namibia, Botswana and sw. Zimbabwe.
(6) S. South Africa (w. Cape Province).
Probably introduce on the Comoro Is.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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