Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Island Collared-dove (Streptopelia bitorquata) - HBW 4, p. 137

French: Tourterelle à double collier German: Kichertaube Spanish: Tórtola Bicollar
Other common names: Philippine Turtle-dove

Taxonomy: Columba Bitorquata Temminck, 1810, Timor.
Forms a superspecies with S. decaocto, S. roseogrisea and S. reichenowi. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • dusumieri (Temminck, 1823) - Philippines; also recorded on N Borneo.
  • bitorquata (Temminck, 1810) - Java and Bali through Lombok, Sumbawa, Komodo, Flores and Solor to Timor.