Doves & Pigeons
Native to the United States

The following is the fourteen species that are native to the US. These species are protected by the Federal Migratory Act and require a Federal Special permit to keep them in captivity.

Inca Dove
Passerine Ground Dove
Ruddy Ground Dove
Mourning Dove
White-wing Dove
White-fronted Dove
Key West Quail Dove
Bridled Quail Dove
Ruddy Quail Dove
Red-necked Pigeon
White-crowned Pigeon
Plain Pigeon
Band-tailed Pigeon
Red-Billed Pigeon

Click on this link to go to the US F&W page for more information on the permits required to keep these species.

Exotic Species Table