Birds Chilling in Taos over our patio at hotel

by MaryEllen O'Brien
(Albuquerque, NM)

Taos Pudgy

Taos Pudgy

Taos Pudgy Love birds in Taos? UFØ

We live in New Mexico, but have not seen birds like this before. Dove-like, but extremely pudgy. They were just hanging out, a couple, on an overhead wire over our patio at El Pueblo Lodge in Taos 9/28/15.


If it is a dove, are they unusual in New Mexico? Thanks!

Comments for Birds Chilling in Taos over our patio at hotel

Click here to add your own comments

Oct 02, 2015
Birds Chilling in Taos
by: John

I second the motion that these are likely Mourning Doves.

I was out for a walk the past several days in Minnesota and noticed a group of Doves like this also perched in small flocks high up on power line wires near a large pond.

Possibly you are seeing migrating birds in your area that you might not ordinarily see at other times of year.

John
Cottage Grove, MN


Oct 01, 2015
Looks like a dove!
by: kathy

I'm from Ohio and we have a lot of Mourning Doves. This is definitely some kind of a dove and yes, he sure is pudgy! lol This website might have some information to help you identify what kind of dove it is: http://www.nmbirds.org/?p=455

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to What Is This Bird?.



Coming Soon

Recent Articles

  1. FLORIDA BIRDS - ID PLEASE

    May 21, 18 04:03 PM

    Hi there.... I visited Florida on holiday from England and took so many photos of birds some of which I am unable to identify if anyone can help me it

    Read More

  2. FLORIDA BIRDS - ID PLEASE

    May 21, 18 04:03 PM

    Hi there, Some more herons from Florida. Again I was informed that these were Great Blue Herons but they all look different to me ??

    Read More

  3. FLORIDA BIRDS - ID PLEASE

    May 21, 18 04:02 PM

    Hi there - These are some herons I took photos of in Florida I was informed that one was a yellow crowned heron and the other two with the chicks in the

    Read More