The European turtle-dove – Streptopelia turtur is a migratory species of the family Columbidae, and the Order Columbiformes. It is an extensive summer breeder across the W Palearctic Region. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder across all the N African states, the Nile Valley, the Levant, Cyprus and Turkey. It is also a summer breeder in the S Caucasus, N Syria, N and E Iraq, the S Arabian Gulf, most of Iran except the far South, N UAE and N Oman. The birds winter in a broad band across all the Sahel states.
Type - landfowl - ground feeder, Summer Habitat - open woodlands, parks, large gardens, Winter Habitat - The Sahel Corridor, Order: Columbiformes Family: Columbidae Genus: Streptopelia
Species...Streptopelia turtur European turtle-dove - Species - ebird.org European turtle-dove - Species sheet - wikipedia.org European turtle-dove - Card - oiseaux-birds.com European turtle-dove - Sustainability - azeral.es European turtle-dove - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org
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