"The Mourning Dove is a member of the dove family (Columbidae). The bird is also called the Turtle Dove or the American Mourning Dove or Rain Dove, and formerly was known as the Carolina Pigeon or Carolina Turtledove"
" Vineyard-Mourning Doves" - Rosemary Millette By carefully studying her subject matter, Millette realistically portrays each animal's physical structure and tone. Yet, her paintings offer the viewer more than a photo-realistic representation.
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) perch on telephone wires and forage for seeds on the ground; their flight is fast and bullet straight. Their soft, drawn-out calls sound like laments. When taking off, their wings make a sharp whistling or whinnying.
Original pinner says: So a dove has been nesting on my front porch for a couple weeks, I've been using other means to get into my house as to not scare her but i saw a second face looking back at me today when I looked