Spotted dove Spilopelia chinensis

Key Features It is a small bird, with rosy brown color. The most striking feature is the black and white “chess board” collar on its neck.They visit gardens and are found in urban areas. Range They are found throughout India except in the desert regions.
Spotted Dove - Spilopelia chinensis in India

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