Speckled Pigeon
Columba guinea
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The speckled pigeon is common in open country, often in towns. The juvenile is similar to the adult except it lacks the bright red periorbital skin (see slideshow photo #13}. The upper adults were seen in NMdutu (5-15), courtesy of Siegfried Woldhek. The others were seen in Olasiti and Katavi NP. Click the photo above to see 14 enlargements including a mating sequence #1-3).
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Joseph Morlan, Siegfried Woldhek, Stuart Webb, Karine Van der Vurst

Last Update this page: 8-07-20