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Diamond Dove

Geopelia cuneta

Description:

Found in city park by prairie restoration project



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2 Comments

Mandalyn
Mandalyn 4 years ago

It looked like it's wings may have been clipped and it didn't try to fly away until I got extremely close. Thanks for the suggestion!

StirredMocha
StirredMocha 4 years ago

Looks like a Diamond Dove (Geopelia cuneata). Probably an escapee as this species is a popular cage bird.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diamond_dov...

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Lat: 41.97, Long: -87.68

Spotted on Sep 20, 2014
Submitted on Sep 20, 2014

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