Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Garden Guests: Mourning Dove

The north side of our front yard is a certified  National Wildlife Federation Backyard Habitat.  Really!  We have a certificate!  It is so much fun to see all of the critters that stop by for a visit.  I'm beginning a new series of posts to show you our Garden Guests. 
 
 
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This is a very young Mourning Dove.
 
 
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I don't have a clever seque' into music this week, but chose a Fleetwood Mac favorite.  Edge of Seventeen.


    Join me for a link party at Holli's Hoots and Hollers.  It's all about music!  Grab a song and link up at Tuesday Tunes!
 
 
 
 
 
;-)  -Marci
 
 

8 comments:

  1. I love our mourning doves and the noise their wings make when they take off! I also love to see them with their young...they're kind of fussy!

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  2. I hadn't heard this song in years! I almost forgot how powerful Stevie's voice could be!

    ps................I love the bird pics - my husband is a keen wildlife preserver.

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  3. We hear the mourning doves all the time. Their call is so beautiful, but sad at the same time. Your photos are lovely.
    Regards,
    Suzanne
    Pieced Pastimes

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  4. Oh...the sound of the mourning dove! One of my favorite sounds in life, and we've now taught our grandbabies to listen for them. We even have made up a song about them, and they love the song too! Thanks for the sweet picture. ~Zuni

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  5. I have a girlfriend that would want to camp in your yard....she is all about wildlife! How nice to have such a distinction!

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  6. I still love the fact that part of your yard is a wildlife refuge!

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  7. This post is just too cool...first you are certified!wow, then it's such a cute little dove and then you close with Steve Nicks? girl you are certainly on fire! I just thought of Prince's When Doves Cry....to go along with the mourning I guess...lol...Have a wonderful week Marci and thank you for linking it up at the Fluster Buster Party. Lizy party co host

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