Oriental Bird Images

Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis suratensis   - Adult
Spotted Dove
Photographer : © Praveen Joshi
Location :Durge Forest Range, Yavatmal District, Maharashtra, India
Date : 3 February 2017
English synonyms:Burmese Spotted Dove, Spot-necked Dove, Burmese Spot-necked Dove, Indian Spot-necked Dove, Spotted-necked Dove, Spotted Turtle Dove, Spotted Turtle-Dove, Necklace Dove, Chinese Necklace Dove, Chinese Spotted Dove, Chinese Spotted Turtle Dove, Indian Spotted Turtle Dove, Malay Spotted Turtle Dove, Tigrine Dove, Ceylon Spotted Dove, Laceneck Dove, Pearl-necked Dove, Eastern Spotted Dove (chinensis, tigrina), Western Spotted Dove (suratensis)
Bird Family :Columbidae - Pigeons & Doves
Red Data Status :Least Concern
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Taxonomic Notes :

Clements World Checklist recognises three subspecies: chinensis, tigrina and suratensis. Howard & Moore (2003) list hainana in addition, while Gibbs et al (2001) accept seven subspecies, adding ceylonensis, forresti and vacillans.