Oriental Turtle Dove

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Oriental Turtle Dove
Oriental Turtle Dove RWD.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Streptopelia
S. orientalis
Binomial name
Streptopelia orientalis
(Latham, 1790)

The oriental turtle dove or rufous turtle dove (Streptopelia orientalis) is a member of the bird family Columbidae. That family includes doves and pigeons.

References[change | change source]

  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Streptopelia orientalis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.