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Dove on IP cable

By tonyguitar
Doves are rare around here. Was pleased to see one here and there but no photo opportunity. Well I just discovered where a few doves meet, so after this snap one may expect a good image or two.

Tags: Dove Wildlife and nature Courtenay dove Comox dove

Voters: PhillipMinnis, CarolG, LynneJoyce and 14 more

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tonyguitar 6 62 37 Canada
12 Jun 2013 7:16AM
Thanks Phillip. TG

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LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2013 7:18AM
Lovely Dove portrait with a great catchlight.
tonyguitar 6 62 37 Canada
12 Jun 2013 7:22AM
Thank you Lynnne, my four year superior ePZer. TG
tonyguitar 6 62 37 Canada
12 Jun 2013 7:56AM
Thanks Carol and M-Squared. Love those clicks. TG
tonyguitar 6 62 37 Canada
12 Jun 2013 8:03AM
Thanks Derek. I'm off to bed at just after midnight here on Vancouver Island B.C. Canada. G'nite...ePZ, always more photo fun. TG
NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
12 Jun 2013 8:12AM
Collared Doves are our alarm call each and every morning..............they are very common here........GrinGrinGrinGrin
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
12 Jun 2013 10:56AM
A wonderful Collared Dove Tony, they pair for life and you normally see two together, we have a pair visit our garden up to five times a day, they now have a young one with them, the eyes are so beautiful.


taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
12 Jun 2013 1:52PM
We have many here, one raised a chick in a spruce tree in the most minimal of nests-- ---this is a beautiful image!
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2013 4:35PM
I have 2 that constantly empty the feeders for the smaller birds, having said that they are quite nice to listen to,

tonyguitar 6 62 37 Canada
12 Jun 2013 6:29PM
Thank you for the click and comment. Yes Ali, their sound is soothing music. I thought there were little owls around when they first began to show up here until I saw one. They were very distant in tops of trees. Thanks for this British import. There is another wild golden dove three times the size with a looong neck in the mountains here. Only saw that one twice so far. TG
12 Jun 2013 8:11PM
Great capture tony! Doves are such a beautiful bird. I love the sound their wings make when they fly away.
tonyguitar 6 62 37 Canada
13 Jun 2013 8:00AM
Thanks Brenda. Doves numerous in your area? Never noticed them before this spring and summer . TG
Coventryphotog Junior Member 4 149 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2013 9:53PM
Lots of Collared Doves over here TG - farmers shoot them as pests....we have a pair in the garden, great looking animals.
tonyguitar 6 62 37 Canada
16 Jun 2013 2:42AM
Thanks.. Sorry to hear that farmers shoot collard doves as pests. Guess as with starlings, success can breed contempt. Too bad. Just the cycles of nature. TG

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