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Fauther
Mcallen, TX

June 7, 2012
7:13 PM

Post #9156385

As the sun sinks slowly, a tired dove comes home... and stretches before the night air sweeps in
Fauther
Mcallen, TX

June 7, 2012
7:15 PM

Post #9156388

oops...left out the pics!

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Chillybean

Chillybean
Near Central, IA
(Zone 5a)

June 8, 2012
8:29 AM

Post #9156921

I really like the one with the tail feathers flared out. Beautiful. Was this a Mourning Dove?

They are one of my favorite birds. So many are, any more...

Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

June 8, 2012
2:19 PM

Post #9157301

[quote="Chillybean"] Was this a Mourning Dove? [/quote]

White-winged Dove - white bar on wing (a bit easier to see with the pic brightened), and rounded (not pointed) tail

Resin

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Fauther
Mcallen, TX

June 9, 2012
6:56 PM

Post #9158635

Yes, Resin, you're right. It's a White-winged Dove. You have a good eye!!

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