Mourning collared dove

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Mourning collared dove
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Streptopelia
Binomial name
Streptopelia decipiens

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.