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

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Fri Aug 9 16:44:14 EDT 2013


Ringed turtle doves are also frequently utilized in dove releases for weddings (and also by magicians).  It is not uncommon to have them show up around places where weddings are held.

Jay Kaplan
Canton

 

 

 

-----Original Message-----
From: Frank Mantlik <mantlik at sbcglobal.net>
To: Dana Campbell <dana.l.campbell at gmail.com>
Cc: ctbirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
Sent: Fri, Aug 9, 2013 1:41 pm
Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Fwd: Eur. Collared Dove Morphed into Ringed Turtle Dove


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

Sent from my iPhone

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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