Eurasian collared Dove
 
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Eurasian-collared Dove
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

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