EURASIAN TURTLE DOVE

Also known as European Turtle Dove or Turtle Dove

(Streptopelia turtur)

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Roberts VI / VII 919 / 184
Clements 2000 72.0530
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
65-52

 

No distribution map 
(very rare vagrant)
A medium sized bird (26-28 cm), breeding in the Palaearctic and migrating to north Africa. It is a very rare vagrant to southern Africa, with two confirmed records in Kruger and Kalahari Gemsbok game reserves.

 

List of Stamps showing Eurasian Turtle Dove

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Bahrain 0410 0435 1991 150f
Belgium 3316 2833 1998 10f
Bulgaria 3157 3276 1984 30s
Christmas Island 0085 0087 1977 10c
Congo (Brazzaville) 1179 1190 1990 25f
Gambia 2382   1996 D2
Great Britain 1044  0750 1977 7p
Guernsey 0317  0299 1984 5p
Iraq 1254  0878 1976 10f
Japan     2000 50y
Liberia   1685 1996 25c
Libya 1195 1008 1982 25dh
Malta 1223   2001 6c
Moldavia 0217 0207 1996 2l20
Morocco 0787 1175 1990 2d
Niger     1999 400f
Rumania 3306 2433 1965 40b
Saudi Arabia 1756 1206 1992 25h
Saudi Arabia 1765 1215 1992 50h
Saudi Arabia 1774 1151 1992 75h
Saudi Arabia 1783 1170 1992 100h
Saudi Arabia 1792 1135 1992 150h
Syria 1724 1747 1989 600p