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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOena capensis (Linnaeus, 1766) 
AphiaID: 212728

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorColumbiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorColumbidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOena (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOena Swainson, 1837
Source  basis of record Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormaskerduif  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNamaqua doveUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlong-tailed dove  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortourtelette masquée  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKaptäubchen  [details]
Environment marine, brackish
Distribution 
From other sources
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (7 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (142 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (14 nucleotides; 13 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 22-27 cm. Plumage: tail long and graduated; above mostly grey-brown, lower back with two dark bands surrounding one buff band; wings with rufous primaries; generally whitish below; male with black on forehead, face, foreneck and extending onto breast; female with some white on face, no black, chin to breast grey-brown. Immature like female but with buff edges to feathers of back and wing coverts giving barred appearance; throat spotted. Bare parts: iris brown; bill yellow to yellow-orange with purple base in male, blackish in female; feet and legs purple. Habitat: dry areas but fly daily from mainland to Zanzibar island. Resident. <389><391><393> [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212728
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-08-23 18:52:27Z  created  Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Oena capensis (Linnaeus, 1766). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212728 on 2014-07-23
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