New Jersey Backyard

by Mike H
(Mount Laurel, NJ)

Woke up yesterday morning to find a group of about a dozen of these large-breasted birds with proportionately small heads and a long tail. Suburban Southern New Jersey backyard attached to wetlands. I have never seen this type of bird, and we get quite a few naturally, and attract others with suet. These guys were nowhere near a food source, and appeared to be pecking at the ice.

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Jan 13, 2017
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by: Brook

They are most definitely either a dove or a pigeon. The Mourning Dove sounds like it is moaning or crying.

http://www.arkive.org/mourning-dove/zenaida-macroura/


Jan 11, 2017
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by: AuntGiki

they look like mourning doves

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