EURASIAN COLLARED DOVE
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Streptopella decaocto
HABITAT: Urban and suburban settings of North America, Europe, and Asia
CONSERVATION STATUS: Least Concern
FUN FACT: Originally from Asia, this species spread westward and north to cover Europe. Introduced to the Bahamas in 1975 when several birds escaped from a pet shop in Florida and the owner then released approximately 50 birds which spread North West into Florida and then eventually covered most of the United States.
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*Eurasian Collared Doves are education animal ambassadors, their habitat is not viewable to public as they require privacy when not on program.