Ring-necked (Cape turtle) Dove
Streptopelia capicola
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The ring-necked or cape turtle dove has an estimated annual mortality of 35%. It is prey for many animals including raptors, crocodiles, pythons, and some cats. The right lower photo (Tarangire, 2-17) is courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst. The other photos were taken at Emayani, Tarangire, Ngutukoiti and Mkungunero. Click the photo above to see 14 enlargements.
 
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-17 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Mike Graham, Mladen Mates, Karine Van der Vurst

Last Update this page: 3-27-17