Mourning Dove Eggs

Here is a picture of the two Mourning Dove eggs in my planter.



Comments:
Great photo! Mourning Doves really are one of the laziest of birds when it comes to nest building. Even when they make their own nest from scratch, it is a haphazard thing. What must the hummingbird think, with their exquisite architecturally designed nests?

Fortunately the mourning dove's lover doesn't mind her being a slack housekeeper. It will be fun to watch the birds feed their babies. The adults will pump partly digested food from their own crops into the babies.
Hope you can get a photo of that.

Susan

Comments for Mourning Dove Eggs

Click here to add your own comments

Apr 28, 2014
Nesting NEW
by: Joan

I have a mourning dove nesting in my Clivia plant which is in full bloom. She has become quite used to me going on the balcony to sweep and water the other plants. I have not water this one for several weeks. How long before the eggs hatch???

Jun 21, 2013
dove and one egg NEW
by: Anonymous

I have a dove and one egg in my hanging basket of
petunia's I just discovered..How can I keep watering the flower, will it hurt the egg?

Click here to add your own 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. nestling bird

    Dec 11, 17 07:32 PM

    he or she nestles on top of our front door in the winter months in Phoenix,AZ. It is medium to small in size. It is lighter underneath, but really not

    Read More

  2. Snowbirds!!!

    Dec 10, 17 02:02 PM

    Drinking our morning coffee my boyfriend was looking at his bird feeder and said to me wow what are those birds? I said ohhhh they are snow birds... we

    Read More

  3. Looking for positive ID of this baby bird

    Nov 30, 17 10:40 PM

    Found this one in Popler tree, there were two chicks but one died due to fall. Chick is same size as dove chick but has bright orange pen feathers sprouting

    Read More