Eurasian collared dove

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Eurasian collared–dove

Definition of Eurasian collared dove

  1. :  collared dove 1 In fact, an invasive dove called the Eurasian collared dove is flourishing in many urban areas, and they may be attracting Cooper's hawks. — Gary Clark, Houston Chronicle, 21 June 2008 In your backyard this winter, you might be sheltering invaders, Eurasian collared-doves, whose ancestors escaped during a Bahamian pet shop burglary in the 1970s and flew on to colonize much of North America. — Nancy J. White, Toronto Star, 15 Feb. 2013

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