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Oriental or European Turtle Dove? Kuwait

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Old Thursday 9th October 2014, 18:29   #1
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Oriental or European Turtle Dove? Kuwait

Hello Everyone today I photographed this Dove in Kuwait
need to ID this dove

I posted the photo's in my flickr linked below :

https://flic.kr/p/pjdWbC

https://flic.kr/p/pjdYvC


https://flic.kr/p/pyF9Jf

https://flic.kr/p/pyFe4C
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Old Thursday 9th October 2014, 19:42   #2
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looks ok with oriantal

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Old Thursday 9th October 2014, 21:19   #3
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looks ok with oriantal

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Agree, Oriental Turtle Dove.

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Agree, Oriental Turtle Dove. Roy
Roy,
Sensu lato, I take it: not Streptopelia (orientalis) orientalis (Oriental TD sensu stricto- a handful of OSME Region records, 3 at Chokpak) but definitely S (o.) meena (Rufous TD - mostly scarce to vagrant in OSME Region)?
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