Oena capensis    Namaqua Dove   Namakwaduifie
Namaqua Dove
Alma, Jul 2020

A resident. Common in the thorn savannas that surround the Waterberg, but in the Waterberg it is less widespread, scarce in some years and commoner in others; favours open country, especially agricultural areas (40% in, 60% out; recorded in 53% of the Waterberg pentads); encountered singly, in pairs, or small groups; there are no records of it breeding in the Waterberg though it surely does.
Namaqua Dove
Bokpoort, Mar 2018
male above, female below
Namaqua Dove Waterberg distribution

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