collared dove


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collared dove

n
(Animals) a European dove, Streptopelia decaocto, having a brownish-grey plumage with a black band on the back of the neck
Translations
Türkentaube
tórtola turca
turkinkyyhky
tortora dal collare orientale
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Over the years we've rescued all sorts of waifs and strays, and now have four dogs, a cat, an eagle owl, hens, ducks, a collared dove, a canary and zebra finches.
Houbara, hawks, collared dove pigeon, sparrow (Passer), yellow-headed passer, and diamond pigeon were released on Sunday in Al Khawaneej area 2.
Such examples are, among others, the barn swallow, collared dove, common swift, barn owl, bee-eater, white wagtail, as well as endemic species Cyprus wheatear, Cyprus warbler and Cyprus owl, which is an endemic subspecies.
All I could do was look at that collared dove and shout "Good girl" as if somehow that would make up for my lack of attention.
Bartonella species detected in birds * Bird common name Bird species House sparrow Passer domesticus Boat-tailed grackle Quiscalus major Mourning dove Zenaida macroura Herring gulil ([dagger]) Larus argentatus House finch Carpodacus mexicanus Blue jay Cyanocitta cristata Song sparrow Melospiza melodia Northern cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis Northern mockingbird Mimus polyglottos European starling Sturnus vulgaris Red-winged blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus Brown thrasher Toxostoma rufum Tufted titmouse Baeolophus bicolor Red-bellied woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus Common grackle Quiscalus quiscula Common loon ([dagger]) Gavia immer Red-headed woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Brown pelican ([dagger]) Pelicanus occidentalis Collared dove Streptopelia decaocto No.
Pigeons and doves, such as the wood pigeon and collared dove, have no qualms about breeding young at any time of year.
The scenes were framed by a story in which a local bird named Al Qumri, the collared dove, which in Qatari culture is the symbol of a better future, flew from one scene to another.
The plea follows a call to the RSPCA by a Caernarfon resident who, cut down a garden tree, and found a juvenile collared dove which had been nesting there.
The Great Tit emerged as the winner with 24% of the votes, followed by the Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto) with 20% of the votes and the House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) supported by 16% of the voters.
Relatively new is the Eurasian collared dove, an invasive species that first showed up in Oregon about three years ago and is now found throughout the state.
Among the resident birds, common hoopoe, purple sunbird, little cormorant, Indian roller, white- throated kingfisher, spot billed duck, rose- ringed parakeet, red- collared dove, laughing dove and greater coucal are highly prone to respiratory ailments.
It was just a bit disconcerting when a collared dove chose to keel over and expire next to the table where some of my guests were tucking in, but a word of reassurance that it had not been sharing our food seemed to smooth things over.