Dovekie

Alle alle

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Auks, Murres and Puffins (Alcidae)

Code 4

DOVE

Code 6

ALLALL

ITIS

HEAD

Dovekie Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone, All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to black in all ages.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Dovekie Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 18-22 cm (7-8.5 in)
  • Weight: 162 g (5.7 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Black
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Dovekie Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Rapid direct flight with fast whirring wing beats low over water.
  • Wingspan Range: 31 cm (12.14 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Gray
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