Dove Update (or..."That didn't take long")

I just checked the dove's nest in the palm tree and found it bereft of dove and eggs. I don't know where the bird went, but the eggs are lying at the base of the tree, victims of poor architectural planning and some stiff West Texas wind.

We can but hope that the local dove gene pool is thereby strengthened, but I somehow doubt it.

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Not saying it wasn’t the wind, but Roadrunners are opportunistic foragers/hunters. I remember watching a roadrunner standing on our adobe wall under a palm tree, with it’s head cocked, eyeballing a mocking bird nest. The parents were understandably excited

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