Streptopelia bitorquata, Javan Turtle-Dove, Dederuk Jawa

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Birds of Indonesia

Streptopelia bitorquata, Javan Turtle-Dove, Dederuk Jawa

Streptopelia tranquebarica, Red Turtle Dove, Dederuk Merah
The Island Collared-dove (Streptopelia bitorquata) is a species of bird in the Columbidae family.
The species has a discontinuous distribution, occurring in the Philippines and in the Indonesian islands from Java to Timor, but absent from Borneo and Sulawesi. It has also been introduced into into Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, although the population on Guam has been severely reduced by introduced brown tree snakes. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.

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