Rock doves can be found in urban areas, buildings, industrial sites, cultivated fields and in parks.
Speckled pigeons or rock pigeons can be found in a variety of habitats including urban and rural areas, mountains, cliffs, rocky gorges and boulder-strewn hills.
Laughing Dove's are usually solitary birds, but pairs and flocks will congregate around food or water.
Flocks of African mourning doves can often be observed congregating around water bodies to drink.
Cape turtle doves can be found in any woodland, farmlands, parks, gardens and any closed or open savannah.
Red-eyed doves inhabit woodlands, riverine and forests, usually singly or in pairs.
Emerald spotted wood-doves or green-spotted doves, are small ground-foragers because of their flying inadequacies.
Namaqua doves can be found in almost every habitat.
African green-pigeons are arboreal birds found in closed woodlands with evergreen trees.