This was taken in our backyard. These doves are abundant here in our area.
One of several Barbary Doves that come to feed daily in Bill's mid November garden in Waihi, New Zealand
A side view showing the soft brown and white body feathers of a Barbary Dove
The tail feathers of a Barbary Dove
Barbary Dove showing the back of the bird with the dark neck band
The soft pastel colours of this Barbary Dove in Bill's Waihi garden, New Zealand
ID confirmed by Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Much lighter than the European Collared Dove, almost cream colored with tan primaries; lacking white collar edging.
Ringneck Doves in Bill's secluded Garden in Waihi, NZ