29 - 31.5 cm. 117 - 190 g. Eyes yellowish, eye-ring dark reddish. Hindcrown and nape blue-gray. Sides of neck iridescent rose pink. Face whitish. Bill blackish. Chest pale grayish vinaceous, becoming white on belly and feathers that cover undertail. Upper
White-tipped Dove (Leptotila verreauxi); has head vinaceous gray with paler forehead; chest and flanks pale vinaceous gray becoming white on belly. Gray-headed Dove (Leptotila plumbeiceps) has crown and nape gray-blue, belly whitish.