Additional Kane County highlights: spotted towhee and yellow-crowned night heron in Aurora, white-winged dove
in Kaneville and a backyard rufous hummingbird in Elgin.
. Pages 29-50 in Migratory shore and upland game bird management in North America.
They came on the heels of a MacGillivray's warbler (a western species) in Lakeville, a Ross' goose in Ipswich, and a white-winged dove
populations might also exhibit limited diversity because populations at the leading-edge of range expansions often exhibit lower genetic diversity than source populations, especially if movement is unidirectional (Ibrahim et al., 1996; Excoffier et al., 2009).
density estimates were significantly greater in the evening compared to the morning (0.97 doves/ha, 95% CI: 0.65-1.44 morning and 2.09 doves/ha, 95% CI: 1.53-2.86 evening).
Specific topics include migratory birds such as the white-winged dove
, avian ecology at the landscape scale, global biodiversity, game bird management, wetland birds, coastal waterfowl, conserving the big cats, feeding the bears, managing ungulates, controlling density in deer populations, moving from single-species to ecosystem management, applying ecological theory about climate to habitat management, wildlife diseases and their management, conservation genetics, the new order in wildlife conservation and conducting wildlife management and ranching from externalities to profit centers.
I had one White-Winged Dove
, also imported from America.
In an anthology of shotgunning stories called The Expert's Book of Upland Bird & Waterfowl Hunting (Simon and Schuster, 1975), Bob Brister, the dean and elder statesman of shotgun writers, tells a delightful tale of a smart-mouthed youngster being outshot on a Texas white-winged dove
hunt by an elderly but wise gentleman from Georgia.
He's a member of the pigeon family which includes the familiar rock dove, and the common city pigeon, as well as the white-winged dove
of the Southwest.
HUNTING The first phase of mourning and white-winged dove
season runs Sept.
The two-legged birdwatchers were rewarded for their diligent efforts - several saw a rare white-winged dove
. Ian Lynch, who was the first to find the dove, is a minister at the Brimfield Congregational Church and a very experienced birder.
The karyology of the white-winged dove
(Zenaida asiatica) in Texas.