Tambourine Dove

Turtur tympanistria

The tambourine dove forages for seeds, berries and fallen fruit on the ground, but nests in shrubs or trees. The male and female of a breeding pair work together to incubate two cream-colored eggs laid in a twig nest and care for the chicks upon hatching.

Fact File

lengthLength: Up to 9 in
weightWeight: 1.8 to 3 oz
habitatHabitat: Forest
dietDiet: Seeds, berries and fruit