University of Maryland Extension

Wildlife Management: Mourning Doves

Author: 
William F. Harvey
Mourning dove

Mourning Doves are closely related to the common pigeon or rock dove. They are widespread and abundant, and they thrive in a variety of habitats. This fact sheet examines the natural history of Mourning Doves and explains some management techniques that will benefit this species.

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