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Re: Wanted: Eurasian Collared Doves for research
« Reply #15 on: August 19, 2014, 05:47:36 PM »
yeah they are thick at my place too ..Almost as many of them as there are Band tailed pigeons around my place .

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Re: Wanted: Eurasian Collared Doves for research
« Reply #16 on: August 20, 2014, 02:22:55 PM »
I've shot them, and Starlings around my place with a pellet rifle, so shot damage is not severe.  Unfortunately, once you pop a couple of Starlings and Eurasian Doves, they seem to pass the word and avoid that area, so all I get are the dumb ones.  The call of the Eurasian Dove is similar to the call of the Mourning Dove, but raspier especially at the end of the call, and they "hoot" when they are flying.  It must be some sort of a warning to others, because they hoot when they fly over me and see me!  :chuckle:
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Re: Wanted: Eurasian Collared Doves for research
« Reply #17 on: August 27, 2014, 12:46:39 PM »
We now have a large sample of Collared Doves from WA Hunters Forum donors.  At this time we don't need any additional birds, but if you've already shot some we welcome those donations.  Thanks again for your generosity.

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Re: Eurasian Collared Doves for research - additional birds not needed!
« Reply #18 on: August 27, 2014, 04:41:17 PM »
Sweet! The internet finally did a good thing.    :tup:
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