The Turtle dove (Streptopelia turtur) name is derived from Latin "turtur" due to their song where they make soft and purring turr turr sounds. It has a notable black-and-white-striped neck patch. It is smaller and darker than the collared dove and slightly larger than a blackbird. Its upperparts are distinctively mottled with chestnut and black and its black tail has a white edge. Turtle doves can be found in a number of locations including: Africa, Asia, Europe, North America.