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Blue-spotted Wood-Dove (Turtur afer)
Linnaeus, 1766. Monotypic species.
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Small, greish brown general coloration, distinctive red bill and silver grey upper head. Several diagnostic blue marks on wing. Juvenile has an scaled aspect and lacks the wing marks. Only mistakable in The Gambia and Senegal with T. abyssinicus, very similar but with black bill.
Family Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
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Abuko Nature Reserve, Kololi, The Gambia, Afrotropical Region
Date: 17 april 2011
Author: Alex García
Acknowledgements: Musa Jatta / Turaco Birding Expeditions
 
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