Eurasian Collared Dove - photograph by Rajiv Lather
Eurasian-collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto), also called Ring Dove. This bird is a very common breeding resident. Found in wooded areas, villages and cultivation of Haryana. It prefers trees like Dhak and Kikar. Sexes alike, with a prominent half ring on upper part of neck. Local name: Ghoogi, Fakhta, Kameri.
Order: COLUMBIFORMES Family: Columbidae Size: 32 cm Food: Grains and grass seeds