Nesting oriental turtle doves (kijibato)


oriental turtle dove (kijibato) on nest
12/18/15 ORIENTAL TURTLE DOVE (kijibato)
oriental turtle dove(kijibato) nest 2
NIGHT SHOT (with flash)

12/20/15    I watched a pair of oriental turtle doves, (kijibato) making a nest in a firebush tree right next to our house last week. They will nest year round in warmer temperate climes on occasion, and nesting is occurring farther north now due to warming climate trends. I will be watching to see if she lays any eggs.

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