Adamawa turtle dove

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Adamawa turtle dove
Adamawa Turtle-dove (Streptopelia hypopyrrha) on branch.jpg
Poli, Cameroon
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Streptopelia
Species: S. hypopyrrha
Binomial name
Streptopelia hypopyrrha
(Reichenow, 1910)

The Adamawa turtle dove (Streptopelia hypopyrrha) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is native to Cameroon and Nigeria and it is sometimes sighted in Togo.[1]

The conservation status of the Adamawa turtle dove was assessed by BirdLife International in 2012. It is considered to be a species of least concern.[1]


  1. ^ a b c BirdLife International 2012. Streptopelia hypopyrrha. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. Downloaded on 31 March 2015.