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Spotted Dove

Before we left for China I bought a 1.4 teleconverter for my lens.  Here’s some pigeons.  I think they look too soft.  And very cold.  The one on the left is so puffed up he must have trouble seeing.       China has feral pigeons too, but they also have this much lovelier version. […]

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Eurasian Collared Doves

Eurasian Collared Doves are crazy.  These guys were trying to mate in January when the weather was 10 degrees.       At first I thought they were just flapping around and one was trying to steal the other’s perch.  But no, this is pretty definitive.         I guess you have to […]

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Mourning Doves

We’re having the strangest influx of Mourning Doves lately.  I noticed that there were more than usual in my yard.  And then last weekend I notices that Farmington Bay was filled with Mourning Doves! On two separate occasions I saw them nesting.  Once last Saturday And also on July 4th. I got a picture of […]

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Mourning Dove

And the winner for most pitiful bird of the year is this Mourning Dove!  He’s so cold. Happy New Year!

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Mourning Doves are very common in my neighborhood.  I love their sad song and the little noises that they make when they fly.  They’ve really gotten used to me.  This guy is quite at home sitting inside a feeder meant for sparrows.

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Mourning Doves

We have Mourning Doves in the neighborhood and I’m so glad. They make lovely cooing noises in the morning. Even when they’re cold, they look absolutely adorable. yet so completely pitiful.  I’m not sure that any more of his head could be stuffed into that puffy breast. We had doves in California that enjoyed the […]

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