E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia

Streptopelia decaocto (Frivaldszky, 1838)
Eurasian Collared Dove
Family: Columbidae

© Richard Martin  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #13684)

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Distribution of Streptopelia decaocto in British Columbia
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Introduction


The Eurasian Collard Dove (Streptopelia decaocto) is an introduced species in North America. It first spread from the Bahamas, where it was introduced, to Florida in the 1980's, and then spread west and north. In British Columbia, its presence may be a result of releases, though it may also have arrived in the province on its own. It is now breeding in the province.

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
COSEWIC
ExoticSNAExoticNot Listed
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General References


Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2017. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 27/06/2017 1:50:09 AM]
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