Sunday, August 12, 2012

Eurasian Collared Dove/Indian Ring Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)

 Eurasian Collared Dove  is a breeding resident with limited distribution in coastal areas of north-west to north and north-east of the island.  It feeds on grains, grass seeds, etc on ground of open areas and scrublands, as pairs or sometime as scattered flocks. The breeding season is from April to May and it builds typical dove type nest with small sticks and grass-stalks on a thorny tree or among dense mangrove bushes.

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