European turtle dove

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The European turtle dove (Streptopelia turtur) is a species of the family Columbidae. 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.

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

Additional Material...
European turtle dove - Images - google.com
European turtle dove - Video - youtube.com
European turtle dove - Datazone - birdlife.org
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