Medium-sized dove with small head and short, square-tipped tail. Pale brown overall with white stripe along wing; becomes large white patch on inner wing in flight.© Ted Bradford | Macaulay LibraryMassachusetts, December 12, 2016
Medium-sized dove with short, white-tipped tail. Wingtips are blackish, contrasting with white inner wing.© Christoph Moning | Macaulay LibraryFajardo, January 10, 2016
Note large white crescent along wing when perched; in flight it becomes a large white patch.© Luke Seitz | Macaulay LibraryOaxaca, January 09, 2013Not all videos have sound
Medium-sized dove with distinctive flight pattern: gray-brown body; white inner wing with black wingtips; dark tail with white corners.© Charlotte Byers | Macaulay LibraryArizona, April 15, 2016
Often found in dense, thorny forests, but increasingly common in towns.© William Hilscher | Macaulay LibraryTexas, March 12, 2017
Typically found in dry habitats with mix of trees for nesting and open areas, grasslands, fields, or desert scrub for feeding.© Sean Fitzgerald | Macaulay LibraryArizona, May 12, 2016
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