Wednesday, April 27, 2011

අළු කොබෙයියා[Alu Kobeiyya]/Spotted dove (Stigmatopelia chinensis ceylonensis)

Very common breeding resident of gardens and cultivations of almost everywhere of the country and dry zone forests while less common in the hill country. It lives in pairs and they breed practically throughout the year, probably each pair nesting several times in the year. Spotted dove feeds on grains, seeds of grasses and weeds obtains from the ground.  

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