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White-winged Dove

Zenaida asiatica

Description:

White-winged Doves are plump, square-tailed doves with relatively long, thin bills and small heads. White-winged Doves are brown overall, with a dark line on the cheek. A white stripe at the edge of the folded wing becomes, as the bird takes flight, a bright flash in the middle of a dark wing. The tail is tipped in white and set off with black stripes from the gray underside. Their faces are ornately marked with a black streak on the cheek, and blue skin around the red eyes.

Habitat:

Near feeder in wooded yard near stream.

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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Pflugerville, Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 13, 2015
Submitted on Jun 17, 2015

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