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#1 VegasSmitty

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 06:47 PM

Looks like a cross between a pigeon and a dove. Showed up this AM while I was feeding the morning doves that come everyday, it was about 50% bigger then the doves.

 

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 07:22 PM

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 07:24 PM

Looks like a Eurasian Collared-dove.  Just some friendly advice: make sure to include your location when asking for IDs.  


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#4 Shane Mercer

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 08:02 PM

Looks good for Eurasian Collared-Dove. They make some pretty unique noises sometimes. A lot more pushy than the Mourning Doves, also.


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Posted 16 October 2013 - 08:54 PM

The eurasian-collared doves fly differently then doves and have the black ring around their necks. and btw this is a eurasian collared


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Posted 16 October 2013 - 10:01 PM

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 12:26 AM

Welcome to Whatbird!

 

Just a note: in the title, it's supposed to be Mourning Dove, not Morning Dove. ;)

 

I guess their calls sound sort-of mourning, which is probably why they called them that.


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#8 Shane Mercer

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 12:30 AM

I find that the Collared-doves sometimes sound like a high-pitched Marge Simpson saying 'Knee. Kneee!' 


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Posted 17 October 2013 - 05:00 AM

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/uw301

 

Saw the thread's title, and knew immediately what the bird was going to be. To give you a little background Smitty. Read this link above and you will know why these birds are not a welcomed sight.


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