Courtship and mating of the Spotted Dove


Spotted Dove (Spilopelia chinensis) – Courtship and mating of the Spotted Dove
Burung terkukur – mengorat dan mengawan

Male on the left side of the above and below pictures. Most authors describe the male and female look alike. These pictures show otherwise, the male shows darker half collar on the back and sides of the neck. The chest is darker, and the male body is slender.

Courtship display::: The male  head bowing with coo coo sound, follow by the female.

Courtship flight display

Courtship flight display

Midair kiss

Landing on an electric lamp-post, and the male jumped on her back.

Female submission, the male right leg press on the female head.
Quick cloacal kiss below.


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