Philippine collared dove

The Philippine collared dove (Streptopelia dusumieri) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae.

Philippine collared dove
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On Saipan in the Marianas archipelago
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Streptopelia
Species:
S. dusumieri
Binomial name
Streptopelia dusumieri
(Temminck, 1823)

The species occurs in the Philippines where it is called locally as bato-bato de collar. It has also been introduced into Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, although the population on Guam has been severely reduced by introduced brown tree snakes. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical mangrove forest. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the island collared dove.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Streptopelia dusumieri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 2014-12-31.
  • Collar, N.J. 2011. Species limits in some Philippine birds including the Greater Flameback Chrysocolaptes lucidus. Forktail number 27: 29–38.