Stevie Nicks Finally Spots Her White-Winged Dove in the Wild

Stevie Nicks
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Stevie Nicks performs onstage during MusiCares Person of the Year honoring Tom Petty at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Feb. 10, 2017 in Los Angeles.

Back in 1982, Stevie Nicks made the "white-winged dove" famous in the chorus of "Edge of Seventeen." Now, almost 4o years later, the legend has finally heard the bird sing.

She took to Twitter to upload a video of a white-winged dove chirping away. Nicks captioned the photo with a tribute to her iconic lyrics. "In 1980 I was flying home from Phoenix Arizona and I was handed a menu that said, 'The white wing dove sings a song that sounds like she’s singing ooh, ooh, ooh. She makes her home here in the great Saguaro cactus that provides shelter and protection for her…'" she wrote.

"Several days ago, outside my room, I started to hear the sound of a bird singing the same thing over and over," she continued. "One little Ahhh~ and then three OOH’s~ over and over again. I thought it was an owl, but a friend said, 'No, that’s a dove!'"

She went on to note that the birds call made her emotional. "This dove had come here to watch over me. So we filmed her singing her song & I’m sending her out to you."

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