Pigeon / DoveStreptopelia chinensis

Spotted Dove at McKellar, ACT

Streptopelia chinensis at McKellar, ACT - 18 Sep 2016

Identification history

Pigeon / Dove Streptopelia chinensis 23 Oct 2016 ChrisDavey
Pigeon / Dove Streptopelia chinensis 25 Sep 2016 NathanaelC

3 comments

ChrisDavey wrote:
   6 Oct 2016
Is this an odd image or is it what the left-hand bird really looked like Has rain on the lens affected the photo? Possibly Peaceful Dove? Chris
RyuCallaway1.5K wrote:
   7 Oct 2016
I think Spotted Dove is best fit but hard to be certain from this image. I think we can confirm it if Nat is certain of his ID
NathanaelC wrote:
   7 Oct 2016
Pretty sure both Spotted; was shot with camera phone through windscreen in rain ... so ... I'll dig up another shot.

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.082550-35.213348
  • Altitude 600.0m
  • Places McKellar, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 18 Sep 2016 Recorded on
  • NathanaelC Recorded by
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