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Feeding Mourning Dove

The mourning dove’s  (Zenaida macroura) diet consists almost exclusively of seeds, which they forage off of the ground. Mourning doves store the seeds they consume in their crop (enlargement of the esophagus), perching and digesting their meal once the crop … Continue reading

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Mourning Dove

Ah, spring! I recently observed a mourning dove (Zenaida macroura) pair near Lower Hat Creek. These two will most likely begin to build their nest in one of the nearby trees. However, I am not certain that their nests would meet … Continue reading

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