Lisa

I have 2 mourning doves on my front porch. They built a nest and she laid 2 eggs about 4 or 5 days ago. But neither one of the birds have started to incubate them yet? I've heard that sometimes they wait a little while. Is this true? And wouldn't they have started to incubate them already? I'm worried about the eggs. Would the mom and dad know that the eggs are duds and that's why they haven't been sitting on them?

Thanks for your help

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Mourning Doves.



Coming Soon

Recent Articles

  1. Small perching bird with red/rust breast

    Apr 18, 18 11:42 PM

    The bird I saw perched on a bush branch, facing the walking path is small to very small. Whitish gray belly with pronounced u-shaped reddish breast. I

    Read More

  2. a regular bird at my hummingbird feeder

    Apr 18, 18 11:42 PM

    I live in deep South Louisiana, approximately 65 miles Southwest of New Orleans, literally with Bayous in our back yard. I was so surprised to look out

    Read More

  3. Back yard birder

    Apr 17, 18 11:04 AM

    I have identified the yellow shafted flicker in my backyard . We have several of them feeding on the lawn. It looks like they are pulling out grubs.

    Read More