Tambourine Dove - Turtur tympanistria

Length 9.1 in (23.0 cm)
Weight M: 1.8-3.0 oz (51-85 g), F: 1.8-2.7 oz (52-77 g)
Clutch Size 2
Chicks at birth Semi-altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Tambourine Dove is found in sub-Saharan Africa all the way to south-eastern South Africa except for the drier areas. They are sexually dimorphic. Their diet includes small insects and molluscs.

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