Tambourine Dove

Turtur tympanistria

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The tambourine dove (Turtur tympanistria) is a pigeon which is a widespread resident breeding bird in woodlands and other thick vegetation in Africa south of the Sahara Desert. Its range extends from Senegal east to Ethiopia and Kenya and southwards through eastern Africa to south-eastern South Africa, but it is absent from the drier areas of south-western Africa. There is a population on the Comoros Islands.

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  1. (c) Peter Steward, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.flickr.com/photos/pete_steward/9936120574/
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turtur_tympanistria

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