Without careful observation, a little difficult for beginners to distinguish between a flock of male turtledove turtledove. (see also: pakan burung)
1. The characteristics of males Turtledove
When carefully note, a male turtledove turtledove easily distinguished from females. Turtledove males have memorable faces fierce. The skin around each eye looked thin and rounded up his eyes so look sharp. Another signal is the powder (grayish-white feathers on the head) getting more than half of the head, the head is not thick, and long tail. Therefore, the color of fur head turtledove brighter males involved in the appeal of the female head of the turtledove. In addition, the turtledove males also have a long half-life, not thin, and curved (a little hard to understand this trait). Her body looks lebib by total greater than the turtledove females.
Turtledove males can also be marked on their sexual behavior. After sexual maturity, male turtledove can show typical sexual behavior when close to the female, which reads as he nodded his head near a female.
2. Females traits Turtledove
Turtledove females have glazed look on his face. The skin around each eye seem thick to impress his eyes glazed. She was more Kedl than males. In addition, the powder is not getting more than half the side of the head (to head impressed dark coat color), small head and round, straight beak, and a short tail. When viewed with a total way, his size looks smaller than the male turtledove.
Types of Birds Turtledove
Turtledove (Geopelia striata) is usually much live in lowland forests. As birds that enter Columbidae within the tribe, turtledove has many close relatives, such as covariance and pigeon widespread in all the world. However, a special type of turtledoves distribution of the Malay Peninsula just limited to Australia.
In Indonesia turtledove type pretty much. Turtledove distinguish existing hobbyist match the original area, for example turtledove Sumatra, Java turtledove, turtledoves Bali, Nusa Tenggara, and turtledove. Special for Java, remain undifferentiated longer match the origin of this whole area is known as turtledove quality producing areas, for example Padjadjaran turtledove, turtledoves Mataram, Majapahit turtledove, turtledoves Tuban, and Madura turtledove.
In Java turtledove once a common sight in the open bush dry areas or at the edge of the jungle adjacent to the residential community. Moreover, first turtledove is also often found in the field or track eating rice fields.
Usually turtledove and track live feeds by pairs or in groups small. These birds generally feed above the soil surface. Turtledove is often found drinking in a way that was simultaneously a source of water pd.
In because not easily disturbed by human presence and can be approached within a distance most mtr., Turtledove is known as a rather tame bird. When threatened, this bird can fly faster and stop within a short distance or perched above the trees not far from the original area.
Breeding in the wild is not as good as turtledove in a breeding farm. In the wild turtledove only spawn two to three times a year that goes pd 1 bln. January to September. Breeding season was marked by a pair of turtledoves nest building by the middle of the heat. Being nests rather flat and not thick. The down side nest made of twigs set somewhat rough, but the upper side of leaves covered with dry grass or finer fibers. nest is usually placed pd tree or shrub that is not too high from the ground.
A few days after the nest, the female can lay eggs turtledove number two. The eggs are white with an oval form. Egg size approximately 22 Kali 17mm. The eggs can be incubated in a manner interchangeably by the 2nd parent along approximately two weeks, after the eggs hatch. Son of turtledoves newly hatched looks red, did not have fur, and his eyes remained closed. At this time puppies still need the warmth of its mother's body. Therefore, the parent can mengeraminya up hair growth (approximately two weeks of age).
Puppies turtledove newly hatched fed by its parent in the form of milk produced by the parent cache. Breastfeeding is the way the system fits with the natural instincts of birds. Children who have not been able to see the touch-nyentuhkan beak toward the mother's mouth. After the hit, the puppies can put his head on its mother's throat. This system is named suckle. Concurrent entry of the child's head to throat parent, the parent can spew liquid contents of the cache and immediately went into the child's mouth. The system is generally breastfeeding until the child goes out the hair or have to fly.
Turtledove catches jungle long maintained the turtledove is locally common. The turtledove generally have a smart gig, but unfortunately difficult bred. Barriers local turtledove very slow or not easily breed. Attempt to cross local male parent with the mother turtledove turtledove Bangkok also slow or no surfing turtledove pure Bangkok. Furthermore, many of which determines the male or female parent turtledove in Bangkok purely because of more efficient.
Local-turtledove turtledove is actually within it do not sound the same not too much though each has distinctive features. Turtledove has differences from one region to the other regions of the turtledoves, but the difference is not so striking. Moreover, in the event of any size or weight is not hardly the same. Turtledove classified in groups of small birds (females and males 20-24 cm, 19-21 cm) with a weight at 60-70 grams.
Body color is dominated by brown color with a rather long tail. Colors in the head with a gray-brown back side. Neck and side stripes smooth sides. Brown dorsal side with the edge-edge black fur. In terms of the outermost tail feathers pd somewhat blackish colored and white at the edges.
Iris (iris eye) rather bluish gray, gray beak and pink legs. Other colors are the hallmark of turtledoves pd feathers back wings, side neck, chest, and sides of the body in terms of color rather grayish brown.
Type Local turtledove increasingly less attractive to admirers turtledoves on increasing voice. Currently the turtledove admirers demanding sound, the better. Means, admirers turtledove is currently not only the voice onset pd BASED front, middle, and back of course, but grow even more pd pull the front sound long, sound pressure, sound net, etc.. The additional demands clearly can not get from the natural catchment or local birds, because usually the local bird sounds easy and flat. Therefore, people have to move unnoticed in the cross pd turtledoves. Just a step cruciferous admirers can receive voice matches the desired turtledoves.
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With this hybrid next step in ground water admirers turtledove turtledove minded with origin Bangkok descent (lineage). The Bangkok Turtledove origin generally have a sound quality that can be relied on, either pd rhythm and sound pressure (front, middle, and rear) or power. Such a thing can not be separated from the expertise of the breeders there are indeed considered quite an expert within intersecting problems turtledove.