Mourning Dove

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Description[edit]

The Mourning Dove has a thick grey brown plumage, dark bill, small head, and red legs. A dark shiny patch is located below the ear while its underparts are of a pale rosy color. Black spots adorn its upperwing while the dove has a long, white-trimmed tail.[1]

Its length in terms of its size is around 28-33 cm while the dove possesses a wingspan of approximately 46 cm.[1]

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Calls[edit]

A soft and slow mournful call consisting of oh-woe-woe-woe.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Krista Kagume (2005). Compact Guide to Ontario Birds. Lone Pine Publishing. ISBN 1551054671.

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