Diamond Dove

The dove predominantly exists in areas near water but which are lightly arid or semi-arid in nature, being Central, West and Northern Australia. They are one of Australia's smallest pigeons along with the Peaceful Dove. They have been spotted occasionally in Southern Australia in parks and gardens when the centre of Australia is very dry.

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The Diamond Dove is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

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The Diamond Dove (Geopelia cuneata) is a bird resident in Australia. The dove predominantly exists in areas near water but which are lightly arid or semi-arid in nature, being Central, West and Northern Australia. They are one of Australia's smallest pigeons along with the Peaceful Dove. They have been spotted occasionally in Southern Australia in parks and gardens when the centre of Australia is very dry. More

Diamond doves do have slightly different physical appearances that may be useful in determining the sex of the birds you are purchasing in case the seller is not knowledgeable about the sex of his birds. I can only address the sex of the wild type doves and not the color mutations as I have never raised the later. Eye rings - Males at least four to six months old may have an orange eye ring that is 2 to 3 mm in thickness. More

The Diamond Dove can often be seen on the ground with a toddling run. Their flight is strong and direct and can be undulating. The wings can make a whistling "frrr" noise when flying. Diamond doves tend to be seen in pairs or small groups feeding off the ground. They feed off seed mostly from grasses. They will also eat ants. The doves tend to breed after rain but mostly in spring in Southern Australia. More

13-day-old Diamond Dove baby (first time out of his nest) (Blue White Rump, though this little one still has his baby feathers) Pair of adult Diamond Doves (Blue White Rumps) Diamond Doves are a species of miniature doves (about the size of a parakeet) with white specks, called "Diamonds", on their wings. They have striking orange-pink eye rings. Diamond Doves are the perfect doves for keeping inside a home. More

The Diamond Dove is particularly suitable for keeping with seedeaters in admixed collection. It is a useful ground bird which eats seed on the floor that might otherwise go to waste. It is one of the smallest in the dove family, but is intolerant of other doves of any type; only one pair is recommended per aviary. This bird may also be seen perching inrushes off the ground. More

The Diamond Dove (Geopelia cuneate) is kept by more aviculturist than any other foreign dove. About sparrow size, but long tailed, this busybody has been bred successfully in captivity for so many generations that today it is completely domesticated. More

Diamond Doves are 3 years of age or younger & will successfully breed up to 6-7 years of age. Most are banded with ADA bands. Ringneck Doves are 1-2 years of age or younger. Not banded. For adult Doves, shipping is extra. Express Mail and handling for 1 pr. of doves is $65.00, for 2-5 pairs of doves $70.00 and 6-9 pairs of doves for $80.00 Sexing guaranteed for up to 3 months from purchase. More

The Diamond Dove is one of the smallest doves and is considered to be one of the most beautiful! Diamond Dove Contents * Scientific Name: * Subspecies: * Distribution: * Description: * Care and feeding: * Social Behaviors: * Activities: * Breeding/Reproduction: * More

Diamond Dove (Geopelia cuneata) - sitting on nest Diamond Dove (Geopelia cuneata)The Diamond Dove (Geopelia cuneata) is native to Australia. Its preferred habitat being the areas near water but which are lightly arid or semi-arid in nature, specifically Central, West and Northern Australia. Description This pigeon, together with the Peaceful Dove, is Australia's smallest pigeon, averaging 18 to 20 cm or 7 to 8 inches in length - including its tail. More

Diamond Dove for Sale = Browse Birds: More Search Options | Advanced Search | Reset Search Criteria Viewing ads 1 - 12 of 22 » Marking: within miles Diamond Dove Pair - Aylett, Virginia 23009 Species: Color: Ad Type: Diamond Dove Pied For Sale More

Diamond doves can be kept and bred well in captivity and some lines have been bred for so many generations as to be considered domesticated. They spend a considerable amount of time on the ground and require a wide area to walk around. Wire-bottomed cages are not desirable; also, the floor of the cage should be kept clean since they wil be walking on it. The cage should also contain perches spaced widely enough for the bird to fly safely. More

Birds For Sale > Soft Bills and Other > Diamond Dove > IN > Bird # 32791 Details for Bird ID# 32791 Ask the breeder a question: Your Name Your Email Address Your Question Bird Details: More

Diamond Dove Show Standard (DiamondDove.com) Male DD Courting Hen (mp3 wav) Male DD Perch Coo Thanks to Jeff Downing, Lisa May, Garrie Landry and all who share their pictures with IDS and other Diamond Dove Fanciers around the world. More

Diamond Dove - Diamond Dove information - Diamond Dove facts Diamond Dove ( Stictopeleia cuneata ) SEARCH THIS SITE ANIMALS Insect (Insecta) Fish (Osteichties) & Sharks Amphibians (Amphibia) Reptiles (Reptilia) Birds (Aves) Abdim's Stork African Openbill African Penguin Avocet Australian Brush Turkey Bald Eagle Barn Owl More

Diamond doves spend a great deal of time on the floor of their cage looking for food. Cage Floor. Take that grate out of your diamond dove cage. They prefer to walk on the flat floor. They enjoy scrabbling for food bits - a dropped seed or maybe a bug or two. LA Pic Of course, they like to roost also. This is not their only roost. They just like this one best. Roosts. More

Diamond Dove Standard BBQ ApronDiamond Dove Standard BBQ Apron £16.50 Diamond Dove Standard Sigg Water Bottle 1.0LDiamond Dove Standard Sigg Water Bottle 1.0L £22.00 Diamond Dove Standard Apron (dark)Diamond Dove Standard Apron (dark) £18.50 Diamond Dove Standard Black CapDiamond Dove Standard Black Cap £15.00 Diamond Dove Standard Black T-ShirtDiamond Dove Standard Black T-Shirt £18.50 Diamond Dove Standard Boxer ShortsDiamond Dove Standard Boxer Shorts £13. More

Diamond Dove There are many varieties of the dove that vary in color. Some of the more popular varieties of dove are: Ring-Neck Dove - A grey colored dove with a dark ring around its neck. White Dove - A gentle, hardy bird. Diamond Dove - An attractive speckled miniature. Traits: If properly cared for, doves can live up to 15 years. Doves are not typically a bird that can be handled, although there are a few rare cases. More

The Diamond Dove (Geopelia cuneata) is a bird resident in Australia. pets If you're a fan of the diamond dove then check out the diamond doves below. Our community has collected many pictures, videos, blogs of the diamond dove and we invite you to explore them all. More

Diamond Doves (Geopelia cuneata) are one of the most popular aviary or pet birds due to their simple requirements, the ease and prolificness in breeding, and their compatibility with finches, softbills, and other doves and pigeons when housed in a large aviary. It must be noted that the doves will fight when housed with closely related doves such as Peaceful Doves and Bar-shouldered Doves. The species, native to the grasslands of the arid interior of Australia, lives in pairs or in flocks. More

Diamond doves get their names from the white "diamonds" on their shoulders and upper wings. Considerations - 5. Although these birds are native to Australia, they have adapted well to cage life and make good pets. They are hardy and social, making them good choices for novices to own. More

This Diamond Dove is beautiful Loot. I love his colours and patterns, and especially his pink eye make up. I love hjow he's posing there for you. More

The Diamond Dove (Geopelia cuneata) in the Wild and Captivity – Care Part I = Diamond DovesGeneral This charming, canary-sized bird is an ideal choice for those drawn to doves but unable to meet the space requirements of Ring-Necks and other larger species. Both wild and captive-bred strains are beautifully colored and possess a wide range of pleasing calls. Diamond Doves tame easily and make responsive and affectionate pets, often bonding quite strongly to their owners. More

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Order : Columbiformes
Family : Columbidae
Genus : Geopelia
Species : cuneata
Authority : (Latham, 1801)