Appearance: A large bird about 12″ long smooth with fawn colors. Black spots on the wings and tail. A single black spot below and behind the eyes. Wide brown tail with white edges. Red-orange legs. Gray patch between head and back and iridescent colors around the neck. Large black eyes with light blue around the eyes. Pointy bill.
Feeder food: Will come to eat seeds that drop below the feeder as they are ground foragers.
Habitat: Mourning doves are commonly found throughout the US in winter with the exception of North Dakota. They prefer open areas.