524 Red Collared Dove

The Red Collared Dove (Sreptopilia tranqueberica) is 23 cm long less common dove. The male has bright pinkish brick red body with blackish end-part having narrow white scales, ashy-grey head and similar tail, blackish beak, and red collar. The female is differentiated simply by its pale brownish grey body. It is a resident breeding bird mostly found in the Indian subcontinent.