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6600
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From March to September the melodic cooing of a mourning dove can be heard across the state. The bird is a joy to birders and a target for hunters. It is also the only game bird that breeds in all forty-eight continental states. Amundson discusses the dove's history, characteristics, breeding and food habits, enemies, and migration patterns.
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6624
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Since 1949, more than 5,400 mourning doves have been trapped and banded in the state. The data obtained, now being analyzed, are revealing important information relative to the life history and management of the species. Allison discusses the mourning dove banding program, including results of banding, troubles encountered in trapping, and cooperation of sportsmen.
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8926
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In the June 1972, issue of Wildlife in North Carolina, Godfrey described three animals with “Carolina” in their names. In this article he describes another, the mourning dove, known scientifically as Zenaidura nacroura carolinensis.
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3015
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Solo dove hunting can be enjoyable and rewarding if a hunter follows a few guidelines, including scouting the hunting area, determining flight patterns, and occasionally changing stands.
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3477
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The speedy dove is one of the more difficult birds to hunt, but attention to such things as starting with the gun muzzle up, using decoys, and taking time, will improve a dove hunter's success.
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36164
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A physically and economically feasible solution for the decrease of forests: bird boxes. Among the species that could make this structure for the birds were bluebirds and Carolina wrens.
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37835
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Dove hunting is a major sport in the southeastern states, and there is much discourse over the regulations set forth by the Fish and Wildlife Service, such as opening dates, season length, and management techniques.
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37879
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Due to a prolonged winter in 1940, the population for mourning doves decreased, and the number has continued to fall.