Doves raising a Robin?

We have a Mourning Dove that took over a Robin's nest. We think one Robin egg was pushed out, but one was left and now the Dove is sitting on two of her own eggs as well as one Robin egg. What will happen?



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If the robin egg hatches, she will likely raise it like her own.
Keep us posted!
Susan

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Apr 14, 2016
Mourning dove took over robins' nest NEW
by: Anonymous

I can see a nest the Robins built last year on the down pipe of my next door neighbors house looking out my kitchen window. A robin laid an egg April 5th and was sitting on the nest when I looked out. When I looked out later, a Mourning dove was sitting on the nest. Is that common for doves to take over an existing nest of another species of birds?

Jul 22, 2014
Two mothers NEW
by: Ty

There was a nest by my garage that both a robin and dove claimed. Only one robin chick made it and now both the dove and robin mothers r following him around the yard. He's going to be very confused

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