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.

 

312 E Finnup Drive

Garden City, KS 67846

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