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Black-billed Wood Dove
Alternative names: Black-billed Blue-spotted Wood Dove; Abyssinian Wood Dove
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Distinguished from the similar Blue-spotted Wood-Dove by its uniform black bill with a black loral line, grey body plumage with a faint blue head-cap and a few large black (not blue) spots on the wing coverts.
Arid, semi-arid and open savanna woodlands and scrub close to wells, ponds and marshes.
The two dark cream buff to brownish cream eggs are incubated for 13-15 days; the young fledging 15 to 17 days later.
The diet includes grass and other small seeds.
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