Spotted Dove - photograph by Ron Saldino
Scientific name is Streptopelia cheninsis.This bird is a scarce breeding resident. Found in wooded and cultivated areas of Haryana. Locally called Chitta, it is a gray and pinkish brown bird with black and white spots on its hind neck.
Order: COLUMBIFORMES Family: Columbidae Size: 30 cm Food: grass seeds, grains, vegetation