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Mourning Dove
Zenaida macroura

Copyright by: Joe Montes de Oca

A medium-sized bird measuring up to 13 inches in length. Light brown in color with a long tail bordered with white, and black spots on wings.
Resident in North America and the West Indies.
Woodlands, forest edges, agricultural areas, cities and suburbs.
2 white eggs are laid in a nest of twigs placed in low vegetation.
This species feeds on seeds.
Can be found in South Florida year round.
Kushlan & Hines (2014)

Copyright by: Joe Montes de Oca

Copyright by: Beryn Harty, 2022.

Copyright by: Beryn Harty, 2022.

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