Dove’s nest in a cholla

IMG_2197 dove nest

We have several pairs of doves nesting in the cholla cacti around our home. This nest has two eggs.

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Here one of the parents is sitting on the nest.

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And here are the tiny babies, just starting to get their first feathers.

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~ by Meg on June 21, 2009.

3 Responses to “Dove’s nest in a cholla”

  1. How amazing! Such a picturesque spot to bring up the little ones – and well spotted and captured. Great shots!
    Janice.

    • They raised two sets in this spot this year. Cholla cactus seems to be a favorite nesting spot. Thanks for your comment.

  2. What wonderful photography.

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