Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)

Common and widespread in FL and other parts of the southeast, Eurasian Collared-Doves are still uncommon and local in North Carolina.
Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto) Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)
Eagle Lakes County Park, Collier Co., FL
17 Feb 2014
Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto) Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)
Eagle Lakes County Park, Collier Co., FL
17 Feb 2014
Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto) Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)
Eagle Lakes County Park, Collier Co., FL
17 Feb 2014
Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto) Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)
Eagle Lakes County Park, Collier Co., FL
17 Feb 2014

Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)

Mourning Doves (lower right) are easy to distinguish from Eurasian Collared-Doves (middle and upper left) even at a glance while driving. Mourning Doves are darker with skinnier, pointed tails and smaller, darker heads.

St. Petersburg, FL
28 Dec 2006


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