Spotted Dove

Spotted Doves also known as Turtle-Doves (Streptopelia chinensis) are native to eastern Asia. They were introduced to Australia during the 1860s and quickly became established.

Spotted Dove,
Streptopelia chinensis,
Yarraville, Victoria, Australia

Spotted Dove

These are just two birds from a small flock of about 20 to 30 birds living in a backyard environment of suburban Melbourne.

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