Turtur chalcospilos  Emerald-spotted Wood Dove  Groenvlekduifie
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove
Marakele, Mar 2018

A breeding resident. Common and widespread across the Waterberg, less so in the surrounding thorn savanna (67% in, 37% out; recorded in 91% of the Waterberg pentads); single birds are often encountered feeding along roads but it is mostly detected by hearing its characteristic call. Breeds in summer.
Emerals-spotted Wood Dove Waterberg distribution
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove
Witwater, Nov 2017
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove
SwebeSwebe Wildlife Sancturary, Aug 2018

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