Mourning Dove

By taggart  
Mourning Dove

Regular visitors to our garden, the Mourning Dove's coo reminds one of someone expressing sadness--as in mourning. They are ground feeders, relatively large and slow moving-- and tend to travel with a mate. We love to see them roosting in the pine trees!

Thank you all for awards, comments and votes for "Street Image!"---- the pony cart entering the covered bridge. The child in his Sunday best black--hat and all--already knows to sit very still while riding with grandma! Glad everyone enjoyed the image!

Tags: Usa Avian Pennsylvania Mourning dove Wildlife and nature

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1 Dec 2018 11:26PM
We have a very similar group of Collard Dove that visits us every day, nice to see yours Jenn
1 Dec 2018 11:36PM
A fine capture Jenn,
2 Dec 2018 12:25AM
Lovely Jenn, so good to see and hear them. Pam
Tooma Plus
4 2.1k 3 Scotland
2 Dec 2018 12:43AM
A very lovely coo-er, Jenn. It has a really gentle expression.
2 Dec 2018 1:13AM
Beautiful light and colour in this image.
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2018 2:01AM
A pretty bird nicely captured.
nonur 11 18 13 Turkey
2 Dec 2018 7:11AM
Well isolated great image of this brooding dove, Jenn.
2 Dec 2018 8:16AM
Beautiful image
viscostatic 14 47 8 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2018 9:15AM
An excellent image of this beautiful bird. We have them too, always in pairs.

Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2018 11:35AM
Wonderful image !! Wonderful subject Jenn...
Isabel GrinGrin
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2018 12:54PM
A beautiful and delightful shot
A beautiful dove Jenn, lovely colours and markings.
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 165 16 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2018 4:46PM
Well captured JennSmileSmile

2 Dec 2018 6:10PM
Very attractive doves, Jenn, fine image 👍

Dave 🐿
2 Dec 2018 8:11PM
Excellent birding , Jenn ! SmileSmileSmile - Jukka.

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