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Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove

Turtur chalcospilos (Wagler, 1827)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Stein Ø. Nilsen 2011-12-08 Lake Chala, Tanzania, Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) (890 m) Song (A) -   93915
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Derek Solomon 02-04-04 South Luangwa National Park Home [[Zambia - S13.11'0, Zambia (Zambia) (510 m) Call (A) -   39297
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Peter Boesman 2015-12-11 Sof Omar, Oromia (Ethiopia) song - [sono] 300835
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Faansie Peacock 2017-07-06 Mjejane Private Game Reserve, Hectorspruit, Mpumalanga, Mpumalanga (South Africa) (220 m) song -

The typical melancholy call of this common woodland species. Filtered a little to reduce other frequencies.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

382938
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Frank Lambert 2018-12-05 Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, Kilifi (Kenya) (60 m) song -

playback-used:no

456843
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Rory Nefdt 2015-04-04 Buffalo Springs and Samburu Reserves, Isiolo, Isiolo (Kenya) (850 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

234383
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Martin St-Michel 2011-11-16 Ikoma, Mara (Tanzania) (1200 m) Call (A) -   107292
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Stein Ø. Nilsen 2018-12-15 Livingstone Beach Resort, Bagamoyo, Pwani Region, Pwani (Tanzania) (10 m) adult, male, song -

Zoom H5 Telinga MK2, Bushy landscape near the beach, uncertain background sp. in start of recording?

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

652441
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos James Bradley 2017-11-28 Gembe Hills, Homa Bay (Kenya) (1400 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

396129
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Derek Solomon 25-10-06 South Luangwa National Park Kapamba , Northern (pre-2011) (Zambia) (510 m) Call (A) -   41600
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Stein Ø. Nilsen 2011-12-01 Usambara foothills, Mtae, Tanga (Tanzania) (700 m) Song (A) - Zoom H4n Røde videoMic 94700
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Doug Newman 2020-02-23 Punda Maria area, Kruger National Park, Limpopo, Soutpansberg (South Africa) (480 m) adult, male, song -

Single male singing from a small Mopane tree

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

530061
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Frank Lambert 2018-12-05 Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, Kilifi (Kenya) (60 m) 2 different birds, song -

playback-used:no

456842
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Rory Nefdt 2014-12-29 Brindavan River Camp, Zambezi River, Lusaka (Zambia) (360 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

209370
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Peter Boesman 2013-02-07 Punda Maria area, Kruger National Park, Limpopo, Limpopo Province (South Africa) song - [sono] 280802
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Peter Boesman 2013-02-12 Cheetah Inn area, Hoedspruit, Limpopo, Limpopo Province (South Africa) song - [sono] 280804
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Peter Boesman 2015-12-11 Sof Omar, Oromia (Ethiopia) song - [also] [sono] 300836
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood-dove - Turtur chalcospilos Pamela C. Rasmussen 1 Jan 2011 Namibia: Kavango; Ngepi Camp (-18.116, 21.67) , Namibia (Namibia) (1005 m) song - quality: good 11963
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Peter Boesman 2013-02-07 Punda Maria area, Kruger National Park, Limpopo, Limpopo Province (South Africa) song - [sono] 280801
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Bernard BOUSQUET 2018-06-13 Karatu, Arusha Region, Arusha (Tanzania) (1500 m) flight call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

426259
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood-dove - Turtur chalcospilos Pamela C. Rasmussen 2 Jan 2011 Botswana: near Maun, entrance road to Island Safari Lodge (-19.925, 23.509) , Botswana (Botswana) (940 m) song - quality: good 11940
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Frank Lambert 2018-12-05 Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, Kilifi (Kenya) (60 m) song -

playback-used:no

456844
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Faansie Peacock 2017-07-06 Mjejane Private Game Reserve, Hectorspruit, Mpumalanga, Mpumalanga (South Africa) (220 m) song -

In the background you can hear the similar song of the Tambourine Dove - though the latter is much deeper and given in a longer sequence. Filtered a little to reduce other frequencies.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

382939
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Alan Collett 2014-08-05 Port Alfred, Western District, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape (South Africa) (110 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

190171
xeno-canto.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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