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Dove Hunting

Dove Hunting
The Conservation Department manages hundreds of fields for dove hunting, creating opportunities in every corner of Missouri. More

Dove Recipes

Favorite recipes for preparing healthy and delicious mourning dove dishes. More

Dove trapping and banding workshop in Fayette

dove in hand with banded leg
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Doves plentiful, fields spotty for opening day

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Weather has favored reproduction, but finding a good hunting spot will take legwork. More

Doves, Kids and Hunting

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Young boy with harvested dove.
No beeps, buzzers or bad guys - just fields of wholesome fun. More

Doves, places to hunt them plentiful in Missouri

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The Conservation Department manages fields especially for doves and hunters. The birds get credit for their own abundance. More

Eurasian Collared-Dove

Photo of Eurasian collared-dove walking on grass
Streptopelia decaocto
The Eurasian collared-dove was introduced in the Bahamas and has rapidly spread throughout most of the United States. At first glance, it looks like a chunky, pale gray mourning dove. More

Eurasian Collared-Dove

Photo of Eurasian collared-dove perched on a stump
The Eurasian collared-dove has a black crescent “collar” on the upper back (not a complete "ring"). The song is a three-parted “coo-coo-cook” or “coo-COO-coo,” often repeated incessantly; the call is a raspy, nasal, descending “heeeewww.” More

Eurasian Collared-Dove

Photo of Eurasian collared-dove walking on grass
The Eurasian collared-dove was introduced in the Bahamas and has rapidly spread throughout most of the United States. At first glance, it looks like a chunky, pale gray mourning dove. More

Game Bird Recipes

Bag some Missouri game birds? Turn them into good eats for your next gathering. More