White-winged Dove
Zenaida asiatica
(L 11.5" WS 19" Wt 5 oz)
Hunting and habitat loss reduced the Texas
population from 12 million to less than a
million...was up to 2.2 million by 2001.
Censure acquits the raven,
but pursues the dove.
South Padre Island Birding
and Nature Center
Flash photo
Note the blue
“eye shadow”.
Laguna Atascosa Nat’l
Wildlife Refuge