Streptopelia chinensis.

Streptopelia chinensis.

Columba chinensis Scop., Del. Flor. et Faun., Insubr., p. 94, No. 90 (1844) (China).

Key to Subspecies.

A.Wing over 130 mm.
A.Wing-coverts marked with vinaceous patches.
a1. Back distinctly and boldly spotted with pale rufous............... S. c. suratensis, p. 242.
b1. Back spotted very indistinctly or not at all........................S. c. tigrina, p. 244.
B.Wing-coverts marked with rusty-red…………..S. c. forresti, p. 244.
B.Wing under 130 mm............... S. c. ceylonensis, p. 245.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.5 1928.
Title in Book: 
Streptopelia chinensis.
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1928
Page No: 
241
M_ID: 
5008
M_CN: 
Spotted Dove
M_SN: 
Spilopelia chinensis
Volume: 
Vol. 5
id: 
4550

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