Trillium Ridge Flora and Fauna
Mourning Dove
Zenaida macroura
Location: Ground, feeders, nesting in backyard cherry
Mourning doves are highly adaptable birds and are found in a wide variety of habitats. They are more common in open woodlands and forest edges near grasslands and fields. They are most abundant in agricultural and suburban areas where humans have created large areas of suitable habitat.
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Genus: Zenaida (dove)
Family: Columbidae (pigeons & doves)
Order: Columbiformes (pigeons and doves)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Phylum/Division: Chordata (Spinal chorded)
Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)