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Namaqua Dove Oena capensis capensis   - Female
Namaqua Dove
Photographer : © Akshay Trivedi and Krunal Trivedi
Location :Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary, Jamnagar District, Gujarat, India
Date : 17 December 2017
English synonyms:Long-tailed Dove, Cape Dove, Masked Dove
Bird Family :Columbidae - Pigeons & Doves
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :A female Namaqua Dove, a first record for India, was seen near Jamnagar. This sighting was published in Flamingo - Vol 16 (1).
Trivedi, A & Trivedi, K. (2018) Sighting of Namaqua Dove near Jamnagar: a first record for India. Flamingo 16 (1):2-4
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