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Orange Pied Ringneck Dove - Domestic Streptopelia Risoria Bird

Orange Pied Ringneck Dove Domestic

Notable traits of the Orange Pied Ringneck Dove Bird: Domestic (Streptopelia Risoria)
Latin Name: Streptopelia Risoria
Common Name: Orange Pied Ringneck Dove
Description: Predominantly white colouring, with occasional light orange-brown feathers. Dark brownish eyes, with a pale pink beak and pink feet.
Trainability: Can be trained and often makes a good pet
Length: 27 centimeters
Average Lifespan: 15 years
Average Weight: 150 to 200 grams
Diet: Various grains and seeds, including millet, wheat, milo, black sunflower, canary grass, cracked corn, and safflower
Housing: Ringneck doves can be kept in cages of two square feet and larger
Loudness: Occasional loud cooing, predominantly male
Notes: Immensely popular as pets, ringneck doves are very gentle. Unable to bite, they make excellent pets for households with children.
Breeding Notes: African Ringneck doves nest in small trees and bushes in the wild, low to the ground. After a dove pair have successfully bred, the male will gather materials for a nest, after which the clutch is laid, usually consisting of two eggs, with a day or two in between the laying of each egg. These eggs are then sat upon by the female and incubated for two weeks. Once they have hatched, the babies are fed "pigeon milk", a substance from the lining of the adult's crops. After seven or so days, the babies are introduced to seed along with the pigeon milk. After 21 days, the babies will have transitioned to an all-seed diet, but will continue to rely on their parents for another week or so as they learn to care for themselves.
Dilute rosy, homozygous for pied (has both pied genes)
Mutations: Ivory
Age of Maturity: 1
Breeding Life: 12 years
Nest: Open-type large cup nest
Breeding Aviculture: Very common
Average Clutch Size: 2
Habitat: Man made mutation
References: SeedGritEggfood
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