Blue head bird, backyard in Connecticut ?

? what is this bird

? what is this bird

? what is this bird

Bird blue head, white and grey body, very fluffy, in backyard in March on Connecticut. Anyone know what kind of bird this is?

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Aug 04, 2014
Baby mourning dove NEW
by: Anonymous

It's a baby mourning dove

Jun 17, 2014
forgot to mention NEW
by: Judy,CT

The norning doves mate for life I believe. I always look for the partner and am a bit sad when I see one alone figuring perhaps the mate is no longer living. THE MALE NOT FEMALE has the iridescend pink/green around the neck. THe female does not have this.
One of the few to not lift their head when drinking water.

Jun 17, 2014
mourning dove my opinion NEW
by: Judy

I agree that it looks like a puffed up morning dove. THe pink coloring around the neck, I beleive, distinguishes it's gender. I may be wrong but I think the female has the pink.

Apr 15, 2014
Blue headed bird NEW
by: Anonymous

Looks like a ruffled up morning dove to me. Lake wales, Fl.

Mar 16, 2014
Familiar Bird! NEW
by: Barbara

This is my favorite bird...a mourning dove. They are so special to me because they seem very gentle. They are patient, too. Sometimes they sit high up in a tree, waiting until others have finished eating, then they land to see if there are any leftovers.

Mar 15, 2014
blue head bird, backyard in connecticut? NEW
by: Brook

What fantastic pictures of your beautiful fluffy MOURNING DOVE! Way to go!

Mar 14, 2014
Bird ID NEW
by: AuntGiki

mourning dove

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