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Fun Fact Friday: Mourning Doves

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Nothing beats waking up to the soft and soothing oooAAH-cooo-cooo-cooo of a Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura).

Mourning Dove. Image Credit: Animal Perspectives.

Mourning Dove. Image Credit: Animal Perspectives.

Mourning Doves are a regular visitor to the feeder, but spook very easily and immediately fly away. Have you ever heard a high-pitched whistling sound when they take off?

Mourning Dove. Image Credit: Animal Perspectives.

Mourning Dove. Image Credit: Animal Perspectives.

Friday Fun Fact

The high-pitched whistling sound that Mourning Doves make when they fly away, is made by their wings!

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Mourning Dove. Image Credit: Animal Perspectives.

Mourning Dove. Image Credit: Animal Perspectives.

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