Saturday, December 18, 2010

mourning doves

Wisconsin (and Michigan) sees the Mourning Dove as their official state symbol of peace. We often have one or two, hanging around our yard. But today, we had about 30 of them. Thirty living symbols of Peace and Hope.  Refreshing!

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  1. I took some pics of mourning doves today too....funny I have not seen them around since Sept and then today they suddenly appeared! I had tons over the summer (and tons of babies)! Nice captures!

  2. I have never seen any. I love these, most of all, I love the symbolism in them. Here is wishing you peace and hope in plenty for this season and the coming New Year.

  3. Oh, how I love this lovely gentle picture. Aren't they lovely. I hope they bring us all hope and peace.

  4. you make them look lovely . . . we have a bunch that hang around here, they leave many droppings every where. very trashy birds. I'm not fond of them as you can probably tell.

    and btw have a very merry christmas :)

  5. I personally can't stand these birds ... they are nitwits but you make them look so lovely. I love the composition and colors in this photo!