Mourning Collared Dove

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Mourning Collared Dove
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Streptopelia
Species: S. decipiens
Binomial name
Streptopelia decipiens
(Hartlaub & Finsch, 1870)

The Mourning Collared Dove (Streptopelia decipiens) is a pigeon that lives in Africa, south of Sahara. Despite its name, it is not a close relative of the North American Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura). This species is found most near water.