CAPE TURTLE DOVE

Also known as Ring-necked Dove

(Streptopelia capicola)

Previous Return to Individual Index Next
Roberts VI / VII 354 / 187
Clements 2000 72.0630
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 65-62
A medium bird (26 to 28 cm), found in Africa from South Africa to east Africa. It is very common resident throughout Southern Africa, inhabiting woodland, savanna, farmland and parks and gardens. It lives off seeds, fallen grain, insects, bread and termite alates

List of Stamps showing Cape Turtle Dove

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Lesotho 1079 0960 1992 30s
Namibia     2014 PC Rate
Tanzania   2793 1997 410s
Tanzania  ms 2794m 1997 500s