Eurasian Collared-Dove
Streptopelia decaocto
 (L 13" WS 22" Wt 7 oz)
Introduced in Bahamas in mid-‘70s
and spread to SE U.S...and is now
spreading across No. America.
Yard Bird
Oak Park, IL
Doves are the universal
symbol for peace and love.
 
Doves are not known to bite
and can be safely handled
by children.
(http://petcaretips.net/pet-
dove.html)
11May2010
18Jun2009