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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 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 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 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 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 Thibaut Chansac 2014-06-27 Manyoni, Singida, Singida (Tanzania) (1400 m) song -

In Miombo woodland

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

194763
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 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 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 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 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 Peter Boesman 2015-12-11 Sof Omar, Oromia (Ethiopia) song - [sono] 300835
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos isaac kilusu 2021-01-26 Mandegee farm, oloitoktok, Kajiado (Kenya) (1500 m) life stage uncertain, sex uncertain, song -

a spotted palm thrush heard mimicking a common white-throat in the recording

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

617882
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 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 11947
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos isaac kilusu 2021-03-12 Mandegee farm, oloitoktok, Kajiado (Kenya) (1500 m) call, life stage uncertain, sex uncertain -

heard in bushes near the road

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

629235
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Bram Piot 2013-03-03 Pioneer Lodge, Lusaka, Lusaka (Zambia) (1200 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

125562
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Peter Boesman 2014-11-04 Mkhuze Game Reserve, Kwazulu-Natal, Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa) song - [sono] 280807
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Lynette Rudman 2019-08-10 Port Alfred, Western District, Eastern Cape, Bathurst (South Africa) (140 m) song -

Bird heard calling from bushes on the edge of a riverine forest on a calm morning in late winter.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

492728
xeno-canto.org
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 Frank Lambert 2015-12-12 Dzalamyama - s of lodge nr dambo, Central Region, Lilongwe (Malawi) (1200 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

366638
xeno-canto.org
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos Lynette Rudman 2017-06-03 Port Alfred, Western District, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape (South Africa) (170 m) call -

Two bird heard calling, one responding to another in the distance. Recorded in a well wooded valley in early winter.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

373715
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 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
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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