The Cape Turtle-Dove is a Southern African bird that belongs to the columbidae bird family group which includes birds such as Pigeons, Doves.
The Cape Turtle-Dove is known in Afrikaans as Gewone Tortelduif. The Cape Turtle-Dove has a height of 28 cms and weighs around 150 gms. The head is coloured blue while the bill is coloured grey. The Streptopelia capicola has a white coloured throat, purple legs and a brown coloured back. The eyes are brown.
Gauteng, South Africa.
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