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 110 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 27 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 1 year ago 47 sec 4.6
Eurasian Collared-dove adult feeding nestlings Locality Verolavecchia, Lombardy Region, Italy (ssp decaocto)
Pierandrea Brichetti 12 April 2014 40 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 49 weeks ago 14 sec 4.5
PhotosSee all 191 photos
Wash in water
Locality Dubai City, Dubai Emirate, United Arab Emirates
mansorea 22 February 2014 19 weeks ago 4.7
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 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
Coming to drink water from Bast Gez Dam Lake
Locality Kookherd District, Bastak County, Hormozgān Province, Iran (ssp decaocto)
Ghaffar 3 August 2011 3 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 27 weeks 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 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 2 years ago 2