columbina (scaly appearance of feathers) inca (given in 1847 by Rene Primivere Lesson, French naturalist and traveler, for the Inca Empire)
Saturday, March 31, 1984 — 8:15 am
Tucson, Arizona — Fort Lowell Apartments
I wandered out on the balcony of Mom and Dad’s apartment and saw two Inca Doves chasing each other around on the tin roof of the small house next door. I later heard them singing an oft-repeated, “No hope.” The area had many small homes, all landscaped with sand, rocks and cactus.