Blue-headed Wood-dove - Turtur brehmeri

Length 9.8 in (25.0 cm)
Weight M: 4.6-4.8 oz (131-135 g), F: 3.2-4.7 oz (92-132 g)
Clutch Size 1-2
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Blue-headed Wood-dove is also known as the Blue-headed Dove and is found in the rainforests of equatorial mid-western Africa: Sierra Leone, Angola, Liberia, Côte d'Ivoire, the Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Central African Republic, Guinea, Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria, Ghana and Togo.

Diet includes seeds, fallen fruits, insects and small animals taken from the ground.

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