What kind of dove is this?

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by Dovelover22, Oct 18, 2015.

  1. Dovelover22

    Dovelover22 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm not sure if my dove is albino or white. She has white feathers but her eyes are pink with a red iris. I know that she sounds like an albino, but her under tail bar is a very light brown. I'm not sure what she is, if anyone knows what she is, that would be great :)
     
  2. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Pigeons are nutty Premium Member

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    Could you post a pic, I would be interested to see. Is it possible she is less than 2 months old? The white (but not albino) baby my doves raised had red eyes (pupils) until she was 2 months old when they turned black.
     
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    @Lozuufy these are the best pictures I could get of her. I'm not sure how old she is, but she does lay eggs every now and then.
     
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    Lozuufy Pigeons are nutty Premium Member

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    Wow she looks really cool! I know with coturnix quail there is a "pink eyed dilute" color mutation, maybe there is one with doves also.
     
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