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Mourning Dove and nest with eggs

Zenaida macroura


It was about a half a foot long and its feathers make a whistling sound when landing an taking off.


We found it in its nest in a Bradford pear tree.


It was nesting two eggs.

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larkinpb a year ago

The eggs have hatched and grown. They come to our bird feeders and we see them every now and then but they fly away whenever anyone gets to close to our window.

larkinpb a year ago

Thanks SarahWhitt and dcslaugh. I got to about 6 inches away from it with my camera and it still didn't fly off.

SarahWhitt a year ago

Beautiful series!! ;)

dcslaugh a year ago

Very nice closeups!

Tennessee, USA

Lat: 35.75, Long: -83.97

Spotted on May 5, 2017
Submitted on May 5, 2017

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