[CT Birds] Fwd: Eur. Collared Dove Morphed into Ringed Turtle Dove

Frank Mantlik mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Fri Aug 9 14:40:21 EDT 2013


I concur, after having studied the 2 photos.
Frank Mantlik

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On Aug 9, 2013, at 2:26 PM, Dana Campbell <dana.l.campbell at gmail.com> wrote:

> After looking at the cell phone photos taken by my clergy friend from
> Trinity Sigourney Street in Hartford last Sunday, Greg Hanisek has
> concluded that this was a Ringed Turtle Dove rather than a Eurasian
> Collared Dove vagrant.  The photos are not the best.  The bird was
> reportedly very tame, and could well still be in the neighborhood of the
> church.
> Thanks to everyone who commented.  Ringed Turtle Doves are purported to be
> the descendants of the Biblical doves.  If so, this one obviously got the
> memo that we aren't into dove sacrifice at the altar.  The Episcopal Church
> Welcomes You!
> -- 
> Dana Campbell, Interim Rector
> St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Meriden
> dana.l.campbell at gmail.com
> 
> “To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work.”
> -- Mary Oliver
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Dana Campbell, Interim Rector
> St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Meriden
> dana.l.campbell at gmail.com
> 
> “To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work.”
> -- Mary Oliver
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