Birds of São Tomé and Príncipe (Gulf of Guinea) sometimes awarded separate race thome, but validity very doubtful, particularly as species may be introduced there; other proposed races include dakhlae (Dakhla Oasis in C Egypt), aequatorialis (Ethiopia) and divergens (NE Botswana). Six subspecies recognized.
Also occurs (probably introduced) in Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey and Malta. Introduced to Australia.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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