Utah Bird Profile
 Mourning Dove - Zenaida macroura

Name Roots: (for Bonaparte's wife - Gr macros, "long"; oura, "tail")

In Utah:   
characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a deciduous tree or in a conifer or in a ground at a height of 0-40 feet, in a saucer nest. This species is a rare cowbird host. This species is a granivore: ground gleaner.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in lowland riparian and agriculture habitats.

by Cliff Miles

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