|Geographical Range||Eastern, southern Africa|
|Habitat||Woodlands, savannas, plantations, farmlands|
|Scientific Name||Streptopelia capicola|
It’s not hard to see how this beautiful little bird got its name. The ring-necked dove not only has distinctive markings around its back and neck, but also sports red eyes, legs, and feet.
Like many dove species, this bird makes a soft coo-ing sound. Males even make it when they’re trying to impress females.
The ring-necked dove’s favorite foods are seeds and berries.