Island collared dove

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Island collared dove
Island Collared Dove - Streptopelia bitorquata - Ninoy Aquino Parks & Wildlife Center 01.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Streptopelia
Species: S. bitorquata
Binomial name
Streptopelia bitorquata
(Temminck, 1809)

The island collared dove (Streptopelia bitorquata) is a species of bird in the Columbidae family.

The species occurs in the Indonesian islands from Java to Timor. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.

The Philippine collared dove was once considered a subspecies.

References[edit]

  • Collar, N.J. 2011. Species limits in some Philippine birds including the Greater Flameback Chrysocolaptes lucidus. Forktail number 27: 29-38.