Although the Tennessee Valley of Alabama is somewhat north of the normal range of the diminutive ground dove, these birds appeared on the Wheeler National Wildlife RefUge and adjacent parts of the valley with reasonable regularity during the 1940’s and early 1950’s.
Author: Thomas Z. Atkeson
Volume Number: 12 Year Published: 1964
Issue Number: 2
Page Number: 24
Link to article: http://birdlife.aosbirds.org/1964/Vol 12 No. 2_1964_p24-25.pdf
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