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 Columbidae family. It is found in Cameroon, Chad, Gambia, Nigeria, Senegal, and Togo.

In 2004, the Adamawa turtle dove was assessed by BirdLife International and it was given a Least Concern rating.[1]


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2012). "Streptopelia hypopyrrha". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.