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 132 videos
A bird foraging on the grass. Locality Verolavecchia, Lombardy Region, Italy (ssp decaocto)
Pierandrea Brichetti 12 March 2015 12 weeks ago 33 sec 5
A bird drinking. Locality Lynx Garden, Bellaterra, Barcelona Province, Catalonia, Spain (ssp decaocto)
Josep del Hoyo 18 May 2012 3 years ago 31 sec 4.8
An adult feeding nestlings. Locality Verolavecchia, Lombardy Region, Italy (ssp decaocto)
Pierandrea Brichetti 12 April 2014 1 year ago 1 min 4.7
A bird feeding on a log. Locality Nijkerk, Gelderland Province, Netherlands (ssp decaocto)
Yoel Jimenez 18 January 2014 1 year ago 47 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 7 years ago 33 sec 4.7
A pair, with male in courtship (Bowing-display and Display-call). Locality Verolavecchia, Lombardy Region, Italy (ssp decaocto)
Pierandrea Brichetti 22 April 2015 6 weeks ago 41 sec 4.7
PhotosSee all 212 photos
Wash in water
Locality Dubai City, Dubai Emirate, United Arab Emirates
mansorea 22 February 2014 40 weeks ago 4.8
Eurasian Collared-dove on the Wall
Locality Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad District, Gujarat, India
Manish Panchal 17 February 2007 11 weeks ago 4.5
Taking branches for nest. In flight from upper position.
Locality Olot, Girona Province, Catalonia, Spain (ssp decaocto)
Fran Trabalon 17 March 2012 15 weeks ago 4.5
A bird walking on the ground
Locality Greater Poland Province, Poland
Krzysztof Blachowiak 3 February 2013 2 years ago 4.4
A bird browses in a desert like area.
Locality Fuerteventura, Canary Islands (ssp decaocto)
Rainer Mönke 1 November 2009 5 years ago 4.4
A bird on a pole.
Locality Florida, USA (United States) (ssp decaocto)
killiajk 11 October 2008 6 years ago 4.4
A male singing while incubating. Locality Montgai, Lleida Province, Catalonia, Spain
Josep del Hoyo 17 May 2014 49 weeks ago 4
One singing from a tall cactus Locality Cactus Garden, Guatiza, Lanzarote, Canary Islands
Joe Angseesing 28 December 2011 3 years ago 4
A male singing while courtship. Locality Raniwara, Jalor (Jalore) District, Rajasthan, India
Josep del Hoyo 19 February 2011 3 years ago 4
Typical cooing calls and call while landing Locality Jaipur District, Rajasthan, India
RAM GOPAL SONI 1 April 2007 5 years ago 4
Calls and song. Locality Woking, Surrey, England, Great Britain
Stuart Fisher 6 years ago 4
Several birds calling. Locality Lynx Garden, Bellaterra, Barcelona Province, Catalonia, Spain
Josep del Hoyo 12 January 2013 2 years ago 2