06 July, 2012

Diamond Dove

Scientific Name: Geopelia cuneata

Population Estimate: Unknown, but Least Concern status

Range / Habitat: Endemic to Australia where found in arid regions throughout the country.

Field Notes: Small dove with grey head and neck, brown wings with white spots and white underneath.  Red ring around eye. Peaceful Dove with extensive barring and blue eye ring.

Personal Notes: Seen at an aviary in Canberra, Australia

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