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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.

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Dove Recipes

Favorite recipes for preparing healthy and delicious mourning dove dishes.

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dove in hand with banded leg

Dove trapping and banding workshop in Fayette

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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.

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Young boy with harvested dove.

Doves, Kids and Hunting

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No beeps, buzzers or bad guys - just fields of wholesome fun.

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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.

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Photo of Eurasian collared-dove perched on a stump

Eurasian Collared-Dove

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.”

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Photo of Eurasian collared-dove walking on grass

Eurasian Collared-Dove

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.

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Photo of Eurasian collared-dove walking on grass

Eurasian Collared-Dove

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.

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Game Bird Recipes

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

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