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Rock Dove

 

Length: 13-14 inches Song: coo-a-roo, coo-roo-cooo or cock-a-war or coo-cuk-cuk.
Wingspan: 24-25 inches Behavior: Will take food from hand but when frightened claps wings over back while flying up.
Weight: 13.0 Breeding: Male displays by turning in circles while crooning. Monogamous
Habitat: rocky places, grasslands Population: Common
Migration: Nonmigratory Feeders: grass, seeds, grains, bread crumbs, garbage
Appearance: Blue gray overall, 2 thick broad bars across each wing
Interesting Facts: Eating habits change when in city and when in the wild.

Compiled by Eli, Middletown Elementary School, Louisville, KY
Information from Birds of North America by Fred J Alsop III, DK Publishing, Inc., 2001

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Last Updated: February 28, 2012

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