Mourning birds are mostly found in the United States, southern Canada and Central America. Males generally have the same colors as females. They build flimsy nests that are transparent enough for onlookers to see the egg... More »

Mourning doves primarily consume seeds, which make up over 90 percent of their diet. Their diet commonly includes the seeds from plants such as ragweed, sunflower, wheat, millet, corn and pokeweed. Occasionally, mourning... More »

Mourning doves nest among the dense foliage of evergreen trees, certain deciduous species and vines. They may also build nests within artificial structures, such as the eaves and gutters of houses, or abandoned farm equi... More »

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A mourning dove generally sits on her eggs in a nesting period of 12 to 15 days to encourage them to hatch. The clutch size is generally two eggs. The babies leave the nest in an additional 14 day period. More »

The northern cardinal inhabits the southeastern half of the United States and portions of Mexico and Central America. An incredibly adaptable species, the cardinal utilizes a variety of different habitats throughout this... More »

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The eastern bluebird is small bird native to North and Central America, and is noted for the male's deep blue head, back, wings, tail and rusty red and white-streaked breast. The female also has blue and red coloration w... More »

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There are many sources where a person can find facts about penguins, including books on birds, National Geographic, on television shows like Discovery that feature different animals and the Smithsonian Magazine. Many of ... More »

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