Documentation of Inca Dove

Observer Information

Reporter:  Richard (Dick) Roth  721 Spring Way,   Pueblo, CO  81006
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Species, Date, Time and Location Information

Species:  Inca Dove
First Date/Time:  11/23/2003 12:00:00 PM
Last Date/Time:  11/23/2003 12:00:00 PM
Duration (total time in view):  1 minute
County:  Pueblo
Specific Location:  Pueblo
Number:  1
Age:  Adult
Sex:  Unknown
Plumage:  Breeding


Rural Cottonwood

Viewing Conditions

Optics:  Camera
Distance:  15 feet
Light:  Moderate daytime

Description of the Bird

It was eating bird seed with other birds on my back porch.

Similar Species Discussion

 I considered that it migyht be a Morning Dove, but it wasn't because it was because it was much smaller and has a scale like pattern to its fwathers.

Resources Used

I was using a Nikon Camera.  I referenced the Peterson Field Guide Western Birds.  I'm also a retired wildlife biologist with over 40 years wildlife observation experience.

Previous Experience

I'm a retired wildlife biologist with over 40 years of wildlife observation experience.  I worked for the federal forest service on all forests in Colorado among other states.


Review of photos

Materials Available

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Date Documentation Submitted

12/21/2020 6:39:00 PM
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