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Outdoors: Dove season set to open Sept. 1

It’s hard to believe that Iowa has now had a dove season for 11 years. In addition to the mourning dove, there is also the Eurasian collard-dove, which is similar in appearance but has a distinctive mark or “collar” on their neck, and are a little larger than the mourning dove. They can be legally bagged. Dove season is Sept. 1 to Nov. 29, with a daily bag limit of 15 doves, and possession limit of 45.

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