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white-winged dove

[hwahyt-wingd, wahyt-] /ˈʰwaɪtˌwɪŋd, ˈwaɪt-/
noun
1.
a common dove, Zenaida asiatica, of the southwestern U.S. to Chile.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55, Americanism
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  • Notable wildlife species found in the area include the white-winged dove, desert tortoise, and desert kit fox.
  • Surveys indicate that a higher-than-normal percentage of white-winged dove may end up in the hunting vest this year.
  • Harvest primarily consists of mourning doves with only an occasional white-winged dove early in the season.

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