"Plump-bodied and long-tailed, with short legs, small bill, and a head that looks particularly small in comparison to the body. The long, pointed tail is unique among North American doves." - Cornell Lab of Ornithology (see attached link)
Open woodlands to metropolitan regions and everything in between.
This dove was seen in First Landing State Park as the sun was setting. These photos were taken with a Canon EF100-400 f/4-f/5.6 lens mounted on a Canon Rebel T2i.
Lat: 36.89, Long: -76.01
Spotted on Jun 8, 2012
Submitted on Jul 24, 2012