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#5950359 - 09/28/15 10:44 AM white fronted
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Or cinnamon dove like we've always called them, have you ever shot one? Shot my second one yesterday, unfortunately it fell In the pond and was a ugly wet mess so I didn't get a good picture. Pretty big birds, almost the size of a ring neck

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#5950403 - 09/28/15 11:03 AM Re: white fronted [Re: Erichugh22]
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This? I guess it does have a white belly.


Edited by Cast (09/28/15 02:50 PM)
Edit Reason: Wrong Dove
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#5950453 - 09/28/15 11:29 AM Re: white fronted [Re: Erichugh22]
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No definitely not. A white fronted Dove. Cinnamon dove is just what everyone calls them down here because they have a cinnamon color under their wingd

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#5950457 - 09/28/15 11:32 AM Re: white fronted [Re: Erichugh22]
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#5950630 - 09/28/15 01:04 PM Re: white fronted [Re: Erichugh22]
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That's the most common dove in my neck of woods down in Central America. Yep, bigger. My dad tells me stories how we would pass on mourning dove and wait for the bigger white fronted ones when on a limited shell budget. They fly almost at ground level and I don't recall ever seeing one perched on a power line or tall tree. I guess you are in South Texas. I've yet to see one around BCS.

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#5950666 - 09/28/15 01:21 PM Re: white fronted [Re: Erichugh22]
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Yes sir, down in San benito

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#5950827 - 09/28/15 02:38 PM Re: white fronted [Re: Erichugh22]
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I don't see where they are even listed in TPWD so are they legal to shoot?

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#5950881 - 09/28/15 03:05 PM Re: white fronted [Re: Erichugh22]
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They are, no more than 2 per day though (white tipped/white fronted doves). Hopefully one day they will be found as far north as the White winged. In fact, we called them "rabiblancas" back home or "white-tails".

https://www.flickr.com/photos/54249623@N08/8075595946

I guess I will have to visit south of I10 one of these days hehe


Edited by luisfigo (09/28/15 03:05 PM)

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#5950924 - 09/28/15 03:30 PM Re: white fronted [Re: Erichugh22]
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We asked the fed game warden that was checking us with the texas game warden a couple seasons ago wth was a white tipped dove. He said they where just along the border region. He said they love cover.

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#5951082 - 09/28/15 04:54 PM Re: white fronted [Re: luisfigo]
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Originally Posted By: luisfigo
They are, no more than 2 per day though (white tipped/white fronted doves). Hopefully one day they will be found as far north as the White winged. In fact, we called them "rabiblancas" back home or "white-tails".

https://www.flickr.com/photos/54249623@N08/8075595946

I guess I will have to visit south of I10 one of these days hehe


That same as red eared dove?
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#5951490 - 09/28/15 08:14 PM Re: white fronted [Re: Greekangler]
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Originally Posted By: Greekangler
Originally Posted By: luisfigo
They are, no more than 2 per day though (white tipped/white fronted doves). Hopefully one day they will be found as far north as the White winged. In fact, we called them "rabiblancas" back home or "white-tails".

https://www.flickr.com/photos/54249623@N08/8075595946

I guess I will have to visit south of I10 one of these days hehe


That same as red eared dove?



Good question. I think the eared dove is the one hunt in Argentina. Based on pictures it looks like the mourning dove but larger.

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#5953491 - 09/29/15 08:45 PM Re: white fronted [Re: Erichugh22]
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Didn't read post in detail. Have seen white tipped before. Think I or buddy shot one in Uvalde about 10 years ago
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