Date: 1/11/21 11:21 am
From: Allen Gathman <agathman...>
Subject: Re: No sighting - RFI about Doves
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White band across the tail is a field mark for White-winged Dove, but also
for Eurasian Collared-Dove. Both are possible in St Louis, but the latter
are much more likely.

-Allen Gathman
Pocahontas (Cape Girardeau County), MO

On Mon, Jan 11, 2021 at 12:16 PM Patrick Maloney <
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> Has any one noticed any unusual activity from the winter storm rolling up
> from Texas? My brother, who is not a serious birder, asked me about a
> small group of doves - mostly mourning doves, but several he reported had a
> white band across the tail. I lived several years in Tucson and what he
> reported seeing sounded like a white wing dove but he lives in St. Louis
> near Francis Park, not the southwest part of the USA. I live about three
> blocks away and have seen nothing unusual around me, but I told him I would
> ask the "pros" if this is even a remote possibility.
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