Namaqua Dove
Oena capensis
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The namaqua dove is a small (25 cm) dove with a long, tapered tail, usually seen in dry bushed and treed country. The upper photo of a male, female and an immature (Tarangire, 3-15) is courtesy of Stuart Webb. The 2nd and left 3rd row photos are females; the lower right, an immature; the lower left, a subadult; the others are males. The photos were taken in Tarangire, Shambarei, and Lake Manyara. Click the photo above to see 15 enlargements.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-20 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Mike Peterson, Ethan Kinsey, Michael Oates, Stuart Webb

Last Update this page: 1-27-20