Namaqua Dove

Type
Species Summary

Summary

Common in most grassed areas throughout the year for the first 6 or 7 years of KAUST. Since 2015, still recorded regularly, but the numbers seem reduced. Long tailed. Bird picture is a male. Female duller.

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Status in KAUST

Resident

Abundance in KAUST

2 - Fairly Common

Places seen in KAUST
South BeachThumbnail
Golf CourseThumbnail
King Abdullah MonumentThumbnail
Island mangrovesThumbnail
Island parks and gardens
Waste area between Dive Centre and Thuwal (historic location)
Search pictures of Namaqua Dove in KAUST
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Image from Brian James

Seasonality in KAUST (number of years since KAUST's founding when this species was observed in a given month):
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