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#6420071 - 08/22/16 03:44 PM Inca Dove or juvenile mourning dove
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Yesterday AM I was heading to the house and saw two dove in the middle of the gravel driveway. They were the smallest dove I have ever seen. When they took off, there was definitely red/brown on their wings. Are these Inca dove? Do juvenile mourning dove have rust colored wings?

We are in northern Brown County. I just looked it up and apparently if they are Incas, they are do not shoot birds.

These birds were significantly smaller than the rest of the dove, but they were bigger than barn swallows.
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#6420171 - 08/22/16 04:58 PM Re: Inca Dove or juvenile mourning dove [Re: HuntnFly67]
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Registered: 07/26/06
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Loc: Black Dog, Texas
Inca.
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#6420252 - 08/22/16 06:06 PM Re: Inca Dove or juvenile mourning dove [Re: HuntnFly67]
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Loc: Bridgeport, Tx
Incas. I have always had one or two pairs on my small place but this year I have 8 resident pairs. cool birds. Def on the do not shoot list.
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#6420368 - 08/22/16 07:33 PM Re: Inca Dove or juvenile mourning dove [Re: HuntnFly67]
Michael W. Offline
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Registered: 11/22/10
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Loc: Central Texas / Comal County
Inca's and Ground doves look very much alike. The Inca's do have the rust color under their wings. I have 4 or 5 that come
to the bird feeders every day. Unless they fly I can't tell the 2 apart.
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#6420467 - 08/22/16 08:40 PM Re: Inca Dove or juvenile mourning dove [Re: HuntnFly67]
kweber Offline
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Registered: 09/03/15
Posts: 196
yep... Inca, Spanish, Mexican... whatever
they'll make you raise yer shotgun for an instant....

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#6420493 - 08/22/16 08:51 PM Re: Inca Dove or juvenile mourning dove [Re: HuntnFly67]
Buzzsaw Offline
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Registered: 06/29/11
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Loc: Frisco, Texas
Used to only see Inca's down in the Valley when hunting white wings back in the early 80's

Now, like the white wing the Inca's are moving North
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#6420582 - 08/22/16 09:59 PM Re: Inca Dove or juvenile mourning dove [Re: HuntnFly67]
kweber Offline
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Registered: 09/03/15
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plenty of them here...
SA area...
seen them all my life....
nothing new.

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