- Pale gray head and underparts
- Thin black collar with white upper border
- Gray upperparts
- Dark primaries
- Long, squared tail-undersurface with black base and white tip,
uppersurface gray with white outer tips
- Sexes similar
- Established in southern Florida and expanding northward
Ringed Turtle Dove similar and is best separated by its different song.
Eurasian Collared Dove has darker primaries, more obvious white in the neck,
is larger with a longer tail and has a grayer plumage. Mourning Dove darker
with pointed tail and lacks collar.