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Red Collared Dove
Alternative name: Red Turtle Dove
20ยท5โ23 cm (8-9 in)
Female is brown
Asia: found in Russia, China, Tibet, Nepal
Open country with trees, scrub and dry woodland and jungles.
Their diet consists of rice, maize, seeds of grasses and herbs as well as buds and young leaves. They are ground feeders.
Its nest is a flimsy platform, placed high in a tree. The clutch usually consists of 2 eggs.
Call: cru-u-u-u-u or goo-goo-goo
Listen in an external program
Recording by Alok Tewari
Keoladeo National Park, India, June-2017
Call given by a male, late afternoon, sitting in the canopy, that had 3-4 females as well.
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