DESCRIPTION OF BIRD:
The female is smaller with more and larger white spots on the wings. The male does a beautiful courtship display.
They live in pairs or groups and will be unhappy without each other. The male dove is very territorial. They have a
soothing cooing sound.
The Diamond Dove is native to Australia.
WHEN IS THE BIRD IN COLOR:
All of the time.
They nest in open boxes and have two eggs usually producing one hatchling of each sex. Mom sits on the eggs
before noon and dad has the afternoon shift. Incubation is 13 days. The young leave the nest after 10 days and by
about 2 months are considered adults.
The Diamond Dove eats seeds and greens.
Oak Creek Aviaries
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