Inca dove


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(Zool.) a small dove (Scardafella inca), native of Arizona, Lower California, and Mexico.

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She identified an Inca dove, but I missed it; a New Yorker in the group pulled up a picture on his iPad.
West Nile virus-species infection rates among 248 culture-positive dead birds collected in Harris County, Texas, January 2003-March 2004 Common name Scientific name Total tested Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata 376 American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos 23 Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus 14 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 119 Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottus 99 Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura 278 Rock Dove Columba livia 48 Inca Dove Columbina inca 38 Great-crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus 1 Carolina Chickadee Parus carolinensis 3 Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor 2 Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula 84 Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius 3 American Goldfinch Carduelis tristis 1 Common name No.
Spotted and ringed turtle doves are also allowed, but common ground, ruddy ground and Inca dove are prohibited.
Common Ground-Doves were first recorded in Colorado in 1937, in Wyoming in 1972; Inca Doves in Colorado by 1961 but not yet in Wyoming.