Head & Bill Comparison
Cape Ringdove & Vinaceous Dove

These two pictures represent the comparisons between the Cape Ringdove (Streptopelia capicola) & the Vinaceous Dove (Streptopelia vinacea). There is an overlapping of the two ranges in Uganda, Africa. A study of this area (2002) found an intermediate population of hybrids of the two species.
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ŠJohn Pire
Cape Ringdove                                        Vinaceous Dove

Cape Ringdove                                                                                     Vinceous Dove