<< Previous Next >>

Mourning Dove


Mourning Dove
Photo Information
Copyright: Christy Lovell (Clovell987) (2)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-06-03
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/3.5
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-06-05 21:11
Viewed: 2999
Points: 0
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
This abundant bird has increased with the cutting of forests and burning off of grass. The Mourning Dove is common in rural areas in all parts of the United States, as well as city parks and, in winter, suburban feeders. In some states it is hunted as a game bird while in others it is protected as a songbird. Its species name, macroura, is Greek for "long-tailed." The young are fed regurgitated, partially digested food known as pigeon milk.


Only registered TrekNature members may rate photo notes.
Add Critique [Critiquing Guidelines] 
Only registered TrekNature members may write critiques.
Discussions
None
You must be logged in to start a discussion.

Critiques [Translate]

No critiques
Calibration Check
















0123456789ABCDEF