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About the Diamond Dove

Also known as: Diamant Dove

The Diamond Dove is a small species of dove that is native to Australia. It can be found in dry habitats near water in the northern two-thirds of the continent.

Diamond Doves are petite, measuring up to 11 inches in length. They have grey bodies with brownish-grey wings which are dotted in white.

The population trend for the Diamond Dove is stable and the conservation status is Least Concern as of January 2014.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 19 February 2014
Scientific Name Geopelia cuneata
  • Columbiformes
  • Columbidae
  • Geopelia
  • G. cuneata
Birdorable Family Pigeons & Doves
Conservation Status Least Concern
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
(as of 25 July 2017)
Units: Imperial Metric
9 to 11 inches

International Names

  • 姬地鸠 (Chinese)
  • holoubek diamantový (Czech)
  • Diamantdue (Danish)
  • Diamantduif (Dutch)
  • timanttikyyhky (Finnish)
  • Géopélie diamant (French)
  • Diamanttäubchen (German)
  • Tortora diamantina (Italian)
  • usuyukibato [ウスユキバト] (Japanese)
  • Diamantdue (Norwegian)
  • gołąbek diamentowy (Polish)
  • Бриллиантовая полосатая горлица (Russian)
  • Tortolita Diamante (Spanish)
  • Diamantduva (Swedish)