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i walked up and unexpectedly noticed it perched on a large rock in the middle of a creekbed. the gray feathers allowed it to blend in almost perfectly but i was able to capture a photo even though it is still hard to see.

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Posted by friday_christian_3 about 4 years ago (Flag)
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It does look like a mourning dove. Nice effort on the photo, birds aren't easy.

Posted by protecthabitat about 4 years ago (Flag)
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Mourning Dove - Photo (c) David Hofmann, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
kueda's ID: Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)
Posted by kueda about 4 years ago (Flag)
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Not sure what else it could be. Just doesn't look like a Rock or Band-tailed Pigeon. It's amazing how few research-grade observations we have of Mourning Doves, b/c so few birders bother to photograph common species, so thanks!

Posted by kueda about 4 years ago (Flag)
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Yes, nice job Christian.

Posted by protecthabitat about 4 years ago (Flag)
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Mourning Dove - Photo (c) David Hofmann, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
keegan_kinahan_3's ID: Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)
Posted by keegan_kinahan_3 about 4 years ago (Flag)
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Mourning Dove - Photo (c) David Hofmann, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
sackett_bradon_3's ID: Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)
Posted by sackett_bradon_3 about 4 years ago (Flag)
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Mourning Dove - Photo (c) David Hofmann, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
Community ID: Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)
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