Bird sightings: Eurasian collared-dove

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Bird sightings: Eurasian collared-dove

By Bill Fenimore Updated Nov 5, 2010 05:24PM MDT

Streptopelia decaocto The next time you see a dove at your bird feeder, take a closer look at it. Is it our native mourning dove or is it a new nonnative, imposter dove that is expanding its range into Utah? The invasive Eurasian collared-dove has shown up at the backyard feeder of Dixon Smith in Brigham City recently. The Eurasian is not a native songbird to North America, but one that has been introduced. This is an alarming development. The Eurasian collared-dove is from Europe and it is ...
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