Mainly granivore. Grains, grasses, legumes, herbs, also small amount of leaves and insects.
Habitat: Arid grassland with reliable water supplies.
Incubation: 13 days / 2 eggs
Social structure: Flocks of 20 to 30 birds.
Lifespan: 15-25 under human care
Estimated population in the wild: Common
Threats: There are no major threats to this species
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Did you know that:
The Diamond doves get their names from the white "diamonds" on their shoulders and upper wings.