Dusky Turtle-dove (Streptopelia lugens) - HBW 4, p. 133
French: Tourterelle à poitrine rose
Spanish: Tórtola Oscura
Other common names: Black/Pink-breasted Dove
Taxonomy: Columba lugens Rüppell, 1837, Taranta Mountains, Eritrea.
Forms a superspecies with S. hypopyrrha, with which sometimes considered conspecific; also related to S. turtur and S. orientalis. Monotypic.
Distribution: SE Sudan, W & SE Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia to Uganda, whence patchily SW through mountains of Rift Valley to N Malawi, and SE through Kenya highlands to NE Tanzania; also SW Arabia.
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A perched bird.
Locality Sululta Plains, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Ken Havard 29 October 2011 1 year ago 3.7
On the ground
Locality Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Guy Poisson 19 February 2010 2 years ago 3.6
A bird on the ground
Locality Gambo Forest, Shashamane, Oromia Region, Ethiopia
Juan Gonzalez Valdivieso 1 November 2009 2 years ago 3.5
A close up.
Locality Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 24 November 2005 3 years ago 3.4
Photo got from the car
raniero massoli-novelli 1 December 1998 2 years ago 3.3
Locality Plzen Zoo, Plzen, Plzen Region, Czech Republic (Monotypic species)
Tomasz Doroń 23 October 2011 1 year ago 3
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