This beautiful turtledove highlighted in color on any bird that has fewer hours of sunlight per day. The basis of their body is an intense dark marom color, with its emerald-green wings. This incredible turtledove acquires shades of green, when the birds are placed in the sun. Sexual dimorphism is apparent in adult birds, males have a gray head with a white stripe, while the female´s head is completely marom. The beak and legs are red in both sexes.