Also known as the Barbary dove, African collared dove, ring dove or ringed turtle dove. This dove species are native to Sahel, Ethiopia, and the Arabian Peninsula.
African ring-necked doves are very friendly and easily tameable, making them an ideal pet. This dove can survive in a wide variety of habitats from semi-desert shrubs, forests, and farmlands. The African ring-necked dove’s defense mechanism is to “freeze” in place when it feels threatened.
Annual Cost of Care
The cost to care for this animal per year is $100.
Through our Adopt a Species program, you have an opportunity to provide for this animal’s needs by paying for the annual cost of care. Check out our Donate page for other ways you can give!