A Fish and Wildlife special agent collected the bodies of two birds at the site, a redhead duck and a mourning dove.
A few minutes after they came, a mourning dove alighted on a willow at the head of the spring, about twelve rods from our camp.
His song is a soft "coo-oo," something like that of a mourning dove.
The mourning dove lays her eggs on a frail scaffolding of cedar twigs, with the merest suggestion of padding.
Another nest, and a mourning dove's, one of the most gentle and winning of birds!
The mourning dove is so well known in every country that a description of it is unnecessary.
The mourning dove is a cosmopolitan species found in greater or less numbers in all sections.
Near the spring the goldfinches are still in full chorus, and just beyond them in the path is a mourning dove.
The nuptial flight of these birds reminds one very much of that of the mourning dove of North America.
The mourning dove's cries the other day were truly heartrending.