Blue-spotted wood dove

photo by Thomas Brown

Scientific classification

Order

Columbiformes

Family

Columbidae

Subfamily

Turtur

Species

afer

Appearance

* Pretty small bird with generally brown-grey plumage
* Some metallic blue spots on the back, bluish-grey crown and red bill
* Size: about 22 cm

Habitat

Forests, parks and gardens

Countries

Africa

External links

No external links available