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(Eurasian) Collared Dove
Streptopelia decaocto
Size: 30-34cm
UK Status: common resident breader

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Large but slender dove, with pale buff-grey plumage slightly tinged fawn on back. Readily distinguishable by narrow black half-collar (outlined white). In flight underside of tail noticably white and blackish wingtips more obvious. Breeds throughout Britain in farmland, parks and gardens.

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