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Eurasian Collared Doves are crazy.  These guys were trying to mate in January when the weather was 10 degrees.

 

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At first I thought they were just flapping around and one was trying to steal the other’s perch. ┬áBut no, this is pretty definitive.

 

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I guess you have to do something to stay warm in the cold.

 

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4 Responses to “Eurasian Collared Doves”

  1. cindy says:

    This is what’s going on in my back yard – all day. The male mourning doves are attempting to make a porn movie outside of my window. The girls are not having anything to do with it fortunately. The temps are still too cold for baby doves.

  2. Elizabeth says:

    This girl was very willing. Crazy! Who wants to sit on a nest in January?

  3. Kathy Walters says:

    I wonder how that works. Can they delay egg laying? Recreation in the commonest sense of the word?

  4. Elizabeth says:

    I think it must be for fun. :-)