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Initial orientation in two species of doves (Streptopelia senegalensis and Turtur abyssinicus) displaced from their home site

Laughing Dove (Spilopelia senegalensis) Science Article 3 abstract The authors report data on initial orientation of laughing doves (Streptopelia senegalensis) and black-billed wood doves (Turtur abyssinicus) displaced to sites, on land and at sea, 1-40 km from their home ground which was near the coast, in the area of the ORSTOM Ornithological Station of Mbour, […]

Do sympatric doves Streptopelia spp. overlap their vocal activities?

Laughing Dove (Spilopelia senegalensis) Science Article 4 abstract Diurnal vocal activity of three Streptopelia species living sympatrically was analysed. Thedoves showed similar patterns of vocal activity during the day. This suggests that the three species donot avoid acoustic interference by differentiating their vocal activity patterns. GRZEGORZ KOPIJ, BIOL. LETT. 2003, 40(2): 137-139 Download article download […]

Phenotypic flexibility in the basal metabolic rate of Laughing Doves (Streptopelia senegalensis) in response to short-term thermal acclimation

Laughing Dove (Spilopelia senegalensis) Science Article 2 abstract Phenotypic flexibility in basal metabolic rate (BMR) in response to short-term thermalacclimation was assessed in the Laughing Dove (Streptopelia senegalensis), a commonresident bird species distributed throughout most of southern Africa. Kinesh Chetty, Faculty of Science, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg Download article download full text (pdf)

Spotted Dove (Spilopelia chinensis)

[order] COLUMBIFORMES | [family] Columbidae | [latin] Spilopelia chinensis | [UK] Spotted Dove | [FR] Tourterelle tigrine | [DE] Perlhalstaube | [ES] Tortola Moteada | [NL] Getijgerde Tortel Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Spilopelia chinensis OR widespread Spilopelia chinensis chinensis Burma to c and e China, Taiwan Spilopelia […]