I invite you to take a brief tour through images of this dainty dove.The spotted dove has a black patch with white spots on its neck.This dove is a native of the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. It has been introduced to many other parts of the world.
Photo Courtesy of Vishal Prabhu @ Bangalore, Oct 2014
All spotted doves sport the black and white pattern on their necks and the overall rosy brown color. But the doves found in India has a distinct rosy mottling (spotted pattern) on its back and wings. Other races do not have such a distinctly patterned back and wings. Females look similar but a tiny bit smaller in size. Continue reading