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European Turtle Doo sang, recordit in Hampshire, England
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Faimily: Columbidae
Genus: Streptopelia
Species: S. turtur
Binomial name
Streptopelia turtur
(Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Columba turtur Linnaeus, 1758
  • Turtur communis[2]
Streptopelia turtur turtur

The Turtle-doo or Turtour (Streptopelia turtur), kent forbye as the European Turtle Doo, is a memmer o the bird faimily Columbidae.

This doo is kent tae cleck in maist o the South-wastern Palearctic. It bides athort Europe, exceptin Scotland, Ireland an Scandinavie, as weel as Central Asie an North Africa. The turtle-doo flits tae ablow the Sahara ootthrou the winter.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. BirdLife International. (2017). Streptopelia turtur. (amended version published in 2017) The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T22690419A119457869.en
  2. Brehm (1891). "Turteltaube". Die Vögel (in German). 2. Archived frae the original on 3 Mairch 2016. Retrieved 12 Julie 2019.