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Baby Mourning dove

Zenaida macroura

Description:

I saw this bird at the base of some trees on a path at the zoo. He was pretty small, and didn't seem too bothered by me. I thought he might be a baby dove, but wasn't sure. I almost told the zookeepers about him, cuz I was kind of worried.

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5 Comments

p.young713
p.young713 11 years ago

Very Cute!

ToriMiller
ToriMiller 11 years ago

I googled both, and his markings look more like a mourning dove. Thanks to you both!

ToriMiller
ToriMiller 11 years ago

Thanks, Mitch. He was a cute little guy.

JoséBertini
JoséBertini 11 years ago

maybe "baby" Turtle Dove?

MitchRay
MitchRay 11 years ago

I think you're correct with baby Mourning Dove

ToriMiller
Spotted by
ToriMiller

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Spotted on Apr 13, 2011
Submitted on Apr 13, 2011

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