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"Mourning Dove"
Mourning Dove:    The Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) is a game bird in most states, and was named for its melancholy call. Mourning Doves have been known by many other names including "American Mourning Dove", "Blue Dove", "Sharp-tailed Dove", "Ground Dove", "Rain Dove", "Carolina Dove", "Carolina Pigeon", "Western Turtledove", "Turtledove", "Soccoro Dove", and "Grayson's Dove". James Audubon called the bird the "Carolina Turtledove".

 
Waterfront Renaissance Trail, Vancouver, Washington ...

Image, 2011, Renaissance Trail, Vancouver, Washington, click to enlarge
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Mourning Doves, Renaissance Trail, Vancouver, Washington. Along the Waterfront Renaissance Trail, Water Resources to Wintler Park, Vancouver, Washington. Beautiful sunny COLD winter day. Image taken January 3, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
Image, 2011, Renaissance Trail, Vancouver, Washington, click to enlarge
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Mourning Dove, Renaissance Trail, Vancouver, Washington. Along the Waterfront Renaissance Trail, Water Resources to Wintler Park, Vancouver, Washington. Beautiful sunny COLD winter day. Image taken January 3, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


... more ...

Image, 2011, Renaissance Trail, Vancouver, Washington, click to enlarge
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Mourning Doves, Renaissance Trail, Vancouver, Washington. Along the Waterfront Renaissance Trail, Water Resources to Wintler Park, Vancouver, Washington. Beautiful sunny COLD winter day. Image taken January 10, 2011. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm.
Image, 2011, Renaissance Trail, Vancouver, Washington, click to enlarge
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Mourning Doves, Renaissance Trail, Vancouver, Washington. Along the Waterfront Renaissance Trail, Water Resources to Wintler Park, Vancouver, Washington. Beautiful sunny COLD winter day. Image taken January 10, 2011. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm.


... even more ...

Image, 2012, Wintler Park, Vancouver, Washington, click to enlarge
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Mourning Dove, Wintler Park, Vancouver, Washington. Warm sunny winter day. Image taken January 5, 2012. Canon EOS 60d, 200z.
Image, 2012, Wintler Park, Vancouver, Washington, click to enlarge
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Mourning Dove, Wintler Park, Vancouver, Washington. Warm sunny winter day. Image taken January 5, 2012. Canon EOS 60d, 200z.
Image, 2012, Wintler Park, Vancouver, Washington, click to enlarge
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Mourning Dove, Wintler Park, Vancouver, Washington. Warm sunny winter day. Image taken January 5, 2012. Canon EOS 60d, 200z.


Battleground, Washington ...

Image, 2011, Battleground, Washington, click to enlarge
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Mourning Dove, Battleground, Washington. Image taken September 21, 2011. Canon Rebel t3i, 300mm.


Shillapoo Wildlife Area, Vancouver, Washington ...

Image, 2009, Shillapoo Wildlife Area, Vancouver, Washington, click to enlarge
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Mourning Doves, Shillapoo Wildlife Area, Vancouver, Washington. Image taken August 9, 2009. Fuji s100fs.


Ridgefield NWR, Washington ...

Image, 2008, Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, click to enlarge
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Mourning Dove. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.

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Sauvie Island, Oregon ...

Image, 2013, Sauvie Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Mourning Dove, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Rentenaar Road. Cold crisp sunny winter day. Image taken January 2, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Silver Lake, Ohio ...

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Mourning Dove, Silver Lake, Ohio. Left image taken October 19, 2008. Right image taken October 20, 2008. Canon Rebel XSi, 200mm.
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Mourning Dove, Silver Lake, Ohio. Image taken October 16, 2008. Canon Rebel XSi, 200mm.


... with House Sparrow ...

Image, 2008, Silver Lake, Ohio, click to enlarge
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"eye to eye" ... Mourning Dove and House Sparrow, Silver Lake, Ohio. Image taken October 19, 2008. Canon Rebel XSi, 200mm.
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Mourning Dove and House Sparrow, Silver Lake, Ohio. Image taken October 19, 2008. Canon Rebel XSi, 200mm.
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Mourning Dove and House Sparrow, Silver Lake, Ohio. Image taken October 19, 2008. Canon Rebel XSi, 200mm.
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Mourning Dove and House Sparrow, Silver Lake, Ohio. Image taken October 19, 2008. Canon Rebel XSi, 200mm.
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"and the winner is" ... Mourning Dove and House Sparrows, Silver Lake, Ohio. Image taken October 19, 2008. Canon Rebel XSi, 200mm.



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