893. Columba casiotis

893. EASTERN RING-DOVE.
COLUMBA CASIOTIS.
Columba casiotis (Bp.), Consp. Gen. Av. ii. p. 42 (1857) ; Dresser, ix. p. 299, pl. 697 ; Salvadori, Cat. B. Br. Mus. xxi. p. 302 ; (Blanf.), F. Brit. Ind. Birds, iv. p. 34.
Dhanua, Hindu.
Male ad. (Afghanistan). Resembles C. palumbus, but differs in having the patches on the sides of the neck ochreous instead of white ; bill orange at the tip, whitish at the base ; feet red ; iris yellowish white.
Hab. Southern Persia, Afghanistan, Central Asia and North¬west India.
In habits it does not differ from C. palumbus. It breeds in North-west India in May and June, its nest and eggs being similar to those of C. palumbus, the latter measuring about 1.6 by 1.1.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 2. 1903.
Title in Book: 
893. Columba casiotis
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
893
Year: 
1903
Page No: 
646
Common name: 
Eastern Ring Dove
M_ID: 
4846
M_SN: 
Columba palumbus casiotis
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
10223

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