It enjoys a water drink in the afternoon and evenings.
The Spotted Dove (Streptopelia chinensis) a native of SE Asia was introduced to Hawaii in the 19th. century, where it is now common. Photographed in Waikiki, Hawaii 3/19/2009
Spotted Dove (Streptopelia chinensis) A close-up of the spotted collar, for which it's named. Photographed Oahu, Hawaii 3/26/2009
Spotted Dove in Churchill, Victoria, Australia, May 2006
Spotted Dove in my garden in Churchill, Victoria, Australia, October 2002
Playful mood probably for mating... this picture is to show the underside of tail feathers that spread like a fan when in flight.
Lovely red eyes