White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica)

White-winged Dove
White-winged Dove - CSU San Bernardino
© Tom Benson
White-winged Dove
White-winged Dove - Colorado River, CA
© Tom Benson

The White-winged Dove is a casual visitor to campus: one was seen 18 May 2008. It is a common breeding bird in the low deserts of southern California, especially around the Colorado River and Salton Sea.

The White-winged Dove is pale brown overall with a distinct, broad white wing stripe and tail tip.


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