spotted patch on hindneck; pink legs; brown above (Australia; 2006-06-20)

Spotted Dove
Streptopelia chinensis

Native Range: Oriental Region

Notes: spotting on the hindneck gives this species its name; common in the pet store trade, with escaped birds sometimes establishing feral populations far outside the native range of this species in Southeast Asia; no sexual dimorphism.

perched in a tree; note the yellow iris (Australia; 2006-06-20)

reddish breast; white patches on undertail (Australia; 2006-06-20)

facing right (Hawaii, USA; 2007-04-01)

facing left (Hawaii, USA; 2007-04-01)

flock (Hawaii, USA; 2007-04-01)

posing (Hawaii, USA; 2007-04-01)