Eurasian Collared-dove (Streptopelia decaocto) - HBW 4, p. 137
French: Tourterelle turque
Spanish: Tórtola Turca
Other common names: Eastern/Eurasian/Indian Ring-dove, Collared Turtle-dove
Taxonomy: Columba risoria Linnaeus var. decaocto Frivaldszky, 1838, Turkey.
Forms a superspecies with S. bitorquata, S. roseogrisea and S. reichenowi; sometimes considered conspecific with S. roseogrisea. Proposed race stoliczkae of Chinese Turkestan based on feral birds. Two subspecies currently recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- decaocto (Frivaldszky, 1838) - Europe to Asia Minor, Turkestan and N China and S to NE Africa, Palestine, Iraq, Iran, India, Sri Lanka and W China.
- xanthocyclus (Newman, 1906) - Myanmar, Shan States, Yunnan and E China.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 109 videos
A male arriving at the nest to incubate, then singing. Locality Montgai, Lleida Province, Catalonia, Spain (ssp decaocto)
Josep del Hoyo 17 May 2014 8 weeks ago 1 min 18 sec 4.8
A bird drinking. Locality Lynx Garden, Bellaterra, Barcelona Province, Catalonia, Spain (ssp decaocto)
Josep del Hoyo 18 May 2012 2 years ago 31 sec 4.7
A bird on a pole, singing Locality Rabat Zoo, Rabat, Rabat-Salé-Zemmour-Zaer Region, Morocco (ssp decaocto )
Josep del Hoyo 7 April 2007 6 years ago 33 sec 4.6
A bird feeding on a log. Locality Nijkerk, Gelderland Province, Netherlands (ssp decaocto )
Yoel Jimenez 18 January 2014 34 weeks ago 47 sec 4.6
Eurasian Collared-dove adult feeding nestlings Locality Verolavecchia, Lombardy Region, Italy (ssp decaocto)
Pierandrea Brichetti 12 April 2014 21 weeks ago 1 min 4.6
A bird feeding on berries. Locality La Granja Park, Burjassot, Valencia City, Valencia, Valencian Community, Spain (ssp decaocto)
Carlos Fabregat 2 September 2006 30 weeks ago 14 sec 4.5
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Wash in water
Locality Dubai City, Dubai Emirate, United Arab Emirates
mansorea 22 February 2014 1 day ago ADDED TODAY! 4.6
A bird walking on the ground
Locality Greater Poland Province, Poland
Krzysztof Blachowiak 3 February 2013 1 year ago 4.4
A bird browses in a desert like area.
Locality Fuerteventura, Canary Islands (ssp decaocto)
Rainer Mönke 1 November 2009 4 years ago 4.4
A bird on a pole.
Locality Florida, USA (United States) (ssp decaocto)
killiajk 11 October 2008 5 years ago 4.4
Coming to drink water from Bast Gez Dam Lake
Locality Kookherd District, Bastak County, Hormozgān Province, Iran (ssp decaocto)
Ghaffar 3 August 2011 2 years ago 4.3
A bird eating in the ground.
Locality Madrid, Spain
Pedro Ortega Pinilla 5 January 2008 5 years ago 4.3
A male singing while incubating. Locality Montgai, Lleida Province, Catalonia, Spain
Josep del Hoyo 17 May 2014 8 weeks ago 4
A male singing while courtship. Locality Raniwara, Jalor (Jalore) District, Rajasthan, India
Josep del Hoyo 19 February 2011 2 years ago 4
Typical cooing calls and call while landing Locality Jaipur District, Rajasthan, India
RAM GOPAL SONI 1 April 2007 4 years ago 4
Calls and song. Locality Woking, Surrey, England, Great Britain
Stuart Fisher 5 years ago 4
One singing from a tall cactus Locality Cactus Garden, Guatiza, Lanzarote, Canary Islands
Joe Angseesing 28 December 2011 2 years ago 3
Several birds calling. Locality Lynx Garden, Bellaterra, Barcelona Province, Catalonia, Spain
Josep del Hoyo 12 January 2013 1 year ago 2