Eurasian Collared-Doves in Arizona

Articles | By Doug Jenness | Accepted January 01, 2005

This article focuses on establishing the rapidity with which the Eurasian Collared-Dove advanced across the state of Arizona beginning in 2000 and the date it reached each county. Although documented reports of breeding in the state are scarce, the doves have become year-round residents in many areas and are surely breeding there. Most reports are from rural areas or small towns in agricultural districts.