Definition of collared dove
- The season will remain open through Jan. 15 with a daily bag limit of 15 for native mourning doves. There is no limit for collared doves, which are considered an invasive species.
- —Bryan Brasher, Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tennessee), 22 Dec. 2013
- Another identification tip is to look at the bird's wings: The collared-dove's primaries, seen both in flight and at rest, are dark brown, while the ringed turtle dove's are tan.
- —Howard Youth, Bird Watcher's Digest, November/December 1998