Seven From the Yard: Day Seven

A family of mourning doves spends much of the day with me in the yard. They alternate between foraging for small bits of sand and stone in the driveway (this aids digestion), perching on the telephone wires, or drinking from the bird baths. They have the unique ability to swallow water with their heads lowered. These constant companions are a calming presence within my environment.


About the author jmankowsky

I live in Central Massachusetts in the United States--a wonderful area for nature, art and culture. Using a compact camera, I celebrate daily life found here in a variety of local landscapes throughout the changing seasons.

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