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Eurasian Collared Dove

Streptopelia decaocto

Description:

Medium size Dove. Red eye,black beak. Small black half collar. Plumage is White under with pale gray,pale lavender tint wings. Black tips or black flight feathers.

Habitat:

Trees near the bay. On the beach.

Notes:

I spotted this bird well hidden in a tree. It was one of a pair frequenting the beach, mostly staying in rocky areas and driftwood or near the beach in evergreen trees. I did hear this bird making a Coo sound. This bird has red eyes and a pale lavender tint on the gray plumage. A black half collar is visible. I thought the pair to be Doves or Collared Doves of some type.

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Eurasian Collared Dove
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1 Comment

Tishanne Patterson
Tishanne Patterson 8 years ago

Thank you Bo Gilbert.

Hoquiam, Washington, USA

Spotted on May 15, 2013
Submitted on May 15, 2013

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