They came back to say goodbye!!

by Jan
(Iowa)

I had a pair of mourning doves build a nest right by my porch ...only my screen separated me from them ...about 5 inches away. I would talk softly to the momma and she would cock her head and listen to me.the Daddy was a lot more afraid and would fly up to the high wire and sit there. They had 2 babies and after 12 or so days they were out on the high wire too!! Anyway one morning I went out to my porch and the momma and dad were hanging on the screen stayed there awhile looking at me ...I talked to them ...then they flew away probably south ( i live in Northern Iowa) I believe they were saying goodbye ...I hope they make it back . I am so mad they have a new mourning dove hunting season now in Iowa ...What a shame!!!

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