Scientific Name: Streptopelia orientalis Common Name: Oriental Turtle Dove Other Name: Rufous turtle dove
Identifying Features: black and white striped patch on the side neck, pinkish breast, orange-brown wing feathers giving scaly appearance, wedge shaped tail.
- Predominantly granivorous and forages on the ground.
- Nests take about two days to build with the male gathering material and the female placing it. Males were found to incubate in the day and the female by night.
This image was clicked by Ashu Tomar – via Hive
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