Mourning Dove
Zenaida macroura
 (L 12" WS 18" WT 4.2 oz)
Oak Park, IL
yard bird
02Nov2008
40-70 million/yr shot by hunters
but population remains abundant.
Columbus Park
Chicago
28Dec10
Fluffed against
the winter cold.
Morton Arboretum
Lisle, IL
18Feb2011
Allen T. Chartier, XC31138