Peaceful Doves mating

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS photographed a pair of Peaceful Dove (Geopelia striata) mating around his home in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia on 20th July 2011.

“Saw this pair mating on electrical high tension wire. Three episodes of mating within 2 minutes (above). The male had this look of ‘joy’ on his face after completing the act

A short video here of one episode is given below. Note the pair indulging in allobilling LINK. Also, smaller female pecking the neck of the male a few times.

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
September 2011

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