Sunday, September 07, 2008

Weekend Photoblogging

Spotted Turtle-dove
Originally uploaded by aaardvaark

Nice shot of a spotted turtle dove (Streptopelia chinensis) in a park in Australia. As its scientific name indicates, this species is native to China, but it has been introduced all over the world, from California to New Zealand, Australia and Indonesia.

1 comment:

AJB said...

Well, what do you know? I had no idea they were in NZ although I've seen them in Australia. We live and learn...