Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)

Common and widespread in NC, Mourning Doves are one of the most familiar backyard birds.
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) Durham Co., NC
30 Sep 2006
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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