A visitor that decided to spend the day in our spruce tree. He or She (not sure how to tell) nestled there most of the day, and even took some naps. 🙂
The mourning dove (Zenaida macroura) 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
For more information on the Mourning Dove: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mourning_dove
Have a Joyful week, and thanks for visiting.