Genus Oena

Namaqua Dove - This species is found in near desert with acacia and bushes. It builds a stick nest in a bush, and lays two white eggs, which are incubated for 16 days in typical pigeon fashion; the female at night and early morning and the male from mid morning till late afternoon. Its flight is fast with clipped beats and it tends to stay quite low.

Order : Columbiformes
Family : Columbidae
Genus : Oena