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Spotted Turtle-Doves in suburban backyard in Brisbane.
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SPOTTED TURTLE-DOVE FACTS
The Spotted Turtle-Dove id light brown above, with grey and grey-brown underside. Has black collar with white spots. Young are similar to adults, but have dark grey collar with no spots.
parks, gardens and agricultural areas.
seeds, fruit, berries, small insects
The nest is a loose platform of sticks. Lays 2 whit eggs.
Introduced from Asia. Found in eastern Australia, and around the major towns and cities in southern and south-western Australia.
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Spotted Turtle-Dove|
Relatives in same Genus
Laughing Turtle-Dove (S. senegalensis)