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Fawn Pied Ringneck Dove - Domestic Streptopelia Risoria Bird

Fawn Pied Ringneck Dove Domestic

Notable traits of the Fawn Pied Ringneck Dove Bird: Domestic (Streptopelia Risoria)
Availability: For sale! Interested?
Price: $20.00 (sold individually)
Latin Name: Streptopelia Risoria
Common Name: Fawn Pied Ringneck Dove
Description: White-and-brown colouring, with each feather being a solid colour. White belly and predominantly white head, with black band around the back of the neck. Dark eyes, with pinkish-beige beak and red feet
Gender Determination: Males make cooing noises
Trainability: Very tame make good pets
Length: 27 cm
Average Lifespan: 12 years
Average Weight: 150 to 200 grams
Song: Males coo
Diet: Various grains and seeds, including millet, milo, wheat, black sunflower, canary grass, safflower, and cracked corn
Housing: Ringnecks can be kept and bred in cages as small as 2 feet square
Loudness: Do have a loud continuous Coo
Notes: Ringnecks are surely the most commonly kept dove in the world. Estimating a number would be impossible and would likely be in the hundreds of thousands worldwide. Domestication of these birds likely dates back millenia.
Breeding Notes: The African collared dove constructs nests in small trees and bushes, not very high above the ground. Two eggs are laid one or two days apart and then incubated for 14 days. After hatching the parents feed babies with "pigeon milk" which comes from the lining of their crops. After a week or so the parents begin to add seed to the diet. In three weeks the babies are on an all seed diet and usually fledge, however they are not self sufficient yet. The parents' will continue to feed them for another week as they learn how to find food.
Mutations: Ivory and White
Age of Maturity: 1
Breeding Life: 12
Nest: Large Cup Shape Nest
Breeding Aviculture: Very Common
Average Clutch Size: 2
Habitat: Only in captivity.
References: SeedGritEggfood
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