Common Name: Oriental Turtle Dove
Scientific Name: Streptopelia orientalis
Nepali Name: Tame Dhukur ( तामे ढुकुर )
Size: 33 cm
Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Ranging from 356m to 4570m depending on the season but mostly below 1370m during winters, Oriental Turtle Dove is seen in pairs and occasionally solitary birds mostly seen in mixed forests and near cultivations.
These doves having black and white barrings in the side of the neck, rufous-brown-black scaled scapulars, vinaceous-pink underparts, slaty-grey lower back, and rump.
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