French: Géopélie zébrée German: Sperbertäubchen Spanish: Tortolita estriada
Other common names:
S Myanmar (Tenasserim) S through Malay Peninsula to Sumatra and Java.
20·5–21·5 cm; 50–72 g. A slender, long-tailed dove; forehead, face, and throat pale bluish grey; top of head and nape grey-brown; hindneck finely... read more
Oft-repeated song described as pleasant and melodious, with rolling quality, each phrase commencing... read more
Wide variety of open habitats with some bushes or trees, including dry woodland, scrubland,... read more
Food and feeding
Diet consists of a variety of small seeds, especially weed and grass seeds, including cultivated grains, with a small amount of insects. On... read more
Season Sept–Jun in Peninsular Malaysia, mid-Feb to late May in Philippines, Oct in Borneo. Information mainly from introduced range.... read more
Little specific information. Probably sedentary or only locally nomadic in response to food and... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common throughout much of its wide range (e.g. very common in Sumatra) and, in relation to its non-native distribution, is considered one of the most... read more
Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. Login or Subscribe to get access to a lot of extra features!