Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Adamawa Turtle-dove (Streptopelia hypopyrrha) - HBW 4, p. 133

French: Tourterelle de l'Adamaoua German: Adamauaturteltaube Spanish: Tórtola del Camerún
Other common names: Pink-bellied Turtle-dove

Taxonomy: Turtur hypopyrrhus Reichenow, 1910, Benue River, Adamawa.
Forms a superspecies with S. lugens, with which sometimes considered conspecific; also related to S. turtur and S. orientalis. Monotypic.

Distribution: NC & E Nigeria, N Cameroon and extreme SW Chad; also recorded in Senegal, recently Gambia, and Togo, but status unclear.

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