Natural History Museum Of Zimbabwe

Arnoldia Vol 1(21) 1965 SMITHERS R.H.N. Notes on the feeding habits of the Red-eyed Dove, Streptopelia semitorquata (Ruepell) in a peri-urban area in Rhodesia. 1-8p

In order to feed a Lanner Falcon it was necessary to provide a diet containing roughage in the form of the feathered carcasses of birds. The Red-eyed Dove, Streptopelia semitorquata, was common and readily available throughout the year and was generally used, the opportunity been taken to record data on weight, food and general condition of gonads.