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Overview

Comprehensive Description

Summary

"A small, slim and long-tailed pigeon often seen in semi-desert or dry-scrub habitats in pairs feeding on the ground."
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Physical Description

Morphology

"about the size of the Myna, earthy brown above with pinkish brown underparts and a miniature ' chessboard ' in red and black on either side of the neck."
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Systems
  • Terrestrial
  • Freshwater
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General Habitat

Dry open scrub country
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Life History and Behavior

Behavior

Behaviour

"It is abundant in dry open scrub country throughout India—tame and confiding, freely entering and nesting in bungalows."
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Streptopelia senegalensis

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


No available public DNA sequences.

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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Streptopelia senegalensis

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 5
Specimens with Barcodes: 8
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2015

Assessor/s
BirdLife International

Reviewer/s
Butchart, S. & Symes, A.

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Justification
This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or severe fragmentation). The population trend appears to be stable, and hence the species does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population trend criterion (>30% decline over ten years or three generations). The population size has not been quantified, but it is not believed to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population size criterion (<10,000 mature individuals with a continuing decline estimated to be >10% in ten years or three generations, or with a specified population structure). For these reasons the species is evaluated as Least Concern.

History
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Lower Risk/least concern (LR/lc)
  • Lower Risk/least concern (LR/lc)
  • Lower Risk/least concern (LR/lc)
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