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Spotted Turtle Dove


Spotted Turtle Dove

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Other names Chinese, Indian Turtle-Dove; Spotted Dove.
Two races, tigrina and chimensis of Burma-Malaya and southern China imported from the 1860's and now hybridised.The chimensis is predominant in Victria.


Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Streptopelia
Species: chinensis




Technical details
Konica_Minolta Dynax 5D
Focal length (35mm equiv) : 450mm
Apeture : F5.6
Shutter speed : 1/500
ISO : 640
File size (original) : 4.7MB
Date : May 2006