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    Palm Jumeirah Park - ?

    No idea what this is, but doesn't look feral!
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    Last edited by Justin; 06-10-2016 at 04:28 AM.
    Justin Ede

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    looks like one of those Diamond Doves they sell in the big pet shop on Beach Road!!
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    Yup, Diamond Dove
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    So will this be an escapee Mark?
    They're not wild or winter visitors are they?
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    From the downloadable IOC Checklist:

    Diamond Dove Columbidae Geopelia cuneata (Latham, 1801) AU : Australia
    Tommy Pedersen
    UAE; 392 species - Litle Bunting 12 November 2016
    World; 4,358 - Grey-sided Thrush, Nanhui, Shanghai - 10 November 2016

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    Thanks Tommy
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