Ann

I was just outside on my patio and saw the doves had come back to the same Ficus tree they nested in last year to start over again. Daddy dove had a twig in his mouth. Am truly amazed. How would they know to come back to the same tree a year later. Would love someone tell me the answer.


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Ah, Ann there in lies the mystery. How and why do birds know where to migrate south each year, after nesting? And how do young birds -who often migrate after their parents - know where to go?
Birds have another sense that is not available to humans. Happy Birding!
Susan

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