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The red turtle dove (Streptopelia tranquebarica) belongs to the family Columbidae under the order Columbiformes.

Plumage-color dimorphism in red turtle dove

The species under the genus Streptopelia are mainly slim, small to medium-sized birds. The upperparts tend to be pale brown/pink and the underparts are usually shades of pink. Both the sexes look alike in most of the Streptopelia spp.

In the species Streptopelia tranquebarica, there is sexual dimorphism in plumage. The male S. tranquebarica has vinous-reddish mantle, breast and belly. The female S. tranquebarica has wood brown upperparts and grayish brown breast and belly.

The head, forehead, crown and nape are pale bluish gray in males. In females the head is pale pinkish brown and the forehead is pale gray. The back and rump are dark bluish gray in males whereas the back and rump are gray in females.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Streptopelia tranquebarica
Species:S. tranquebarica
Genus:Streptopelia
Subfamily:-
Family:Columbidae
Order:Columbiformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
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Pictures
Red turtle dove - Streptopelia tranquebarica
1.Red turtle dove - Streptopelia tranquebarica
Picture by 孫鋒 林

Red turtle dove - Streptopelia tranquebarica
2.Red turtle dove - Streptopelia tranquebarica
Picture by Davidvraju

Streptopelia tranquebarica
3.Red turtle dove - Streptopelia tranquebarica
Picture by Lip Kee

Streptopelia tranquebarica
4.Red turtle dove - Streptopelia tranquebarica
Picture by Michael MK Khor

Streptopelia tranquebarica
5.Red turtle dove - Streptopelia tranquebarica
Picture by 孫鋒 林

Streptopelia tranquebarica
6.Red turtle dove - Streptopelia tranquebarica
Picture by Gulumeemee

Streptopelia tranquebarica
7.Red turtle dove - Streptopelia tranquebarica
Picture by Alnus

Streptopelia tranquebarica
8.Streptopelia tranquebarica Picture by Alnus

Streptopelia tranquebarica
9.Streptopelia tranquebarica by Tom Tarrant

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1.Picture source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/outdoor_birding/16763565140/ (cropped)
Author: 孫鋒 林 | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 6/4/17
2.Picture source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Davidvraju | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
3.Picture source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Streptopelia_tranquebarica.jpg (cropped)
Author: Lip Kee | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 6/4/17
4.Picture source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Streptopelia_tranquebarica_-Singapore-8.jpg (cropped)
Author: Michael MK Khor | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 6/4/17
5.Picture source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/outdoor_birding/16949721202/ (cropped)
Author: 孫鋒 林 | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 6/4/17
6.Picture source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Red_turtle_dove.JPG (cropped)
Author: Gulumeemee | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
7.Picture source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Red_Turtle_Dove_1737_(cropped).jpg (cropped)
Author: Alnus | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
8.Picture source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Streptopelia_tranquebarica_P2249504.jpg (cropped)
Author: Alnus | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
9.Picture source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/aviceda/8687687682 (cropped)
Author: Tom Tarrant | License: CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 as on 6/4/17
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