Mourning Dove

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Mourning Dove (b. Humishima or Christine Quintasket)

(1888–1936) Okanogan/Colville writer, activist; born in Bonner's Ferry, Ida. A migrant worker in Washington most of her adult life, she wrote one of the few early novels by a Native American woman, Cogewea, the Half-Blood (1927), as well as Coyote Stories (1933). She also cofounded the Colville Indian Council (1930) and in 1935 became the first woman elected to the Colville Tribal Council.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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Probably because of this warm climate, mourning doves appear to be nonmigratory in the Tucson area.
Hunters may at first have difficulty distinguishing a Eurasian from a mourning dove. Collared doves are much larger and lighter in color and have a square tail that fans out more than a mourning dove's.
Species inferred based on nest dimensions and materials were blue grosbeak, northern cardinal and mourning dove. During 2008 we identified a greater roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus) nest based on dimensions; this species was not in the dichotomous key (Dunkin, 2008).
Effects of subcutaneous transmitter implants on mourning doves. Wildl.
February 6: The Mourning Dove Moon is new at 10:44 a.m.
Most birds ignore cracked corn, though jays, some sparrows, mourning doves, and quail will eat it.
The very first dove I killed that evening was dramatically different from the thousands of mourning dove I have taken in my life.
Notes on determination of sex and age in the woodcock and mourning dove. Auk 67: 357-360.
The Humane Society of the United States - an anti-hunting organization that is not to be confused with local humane societies - arranged for the issuance of a series of stamps featuring photos of doves and the slogan `Protect Michigan Mourning Doves.'
Information about the annual variation of trichomoniasis in mourning doves (Zenaida macroura) may be important in understanding mechanisms affecting mourning dove populations.
During the first two years, about 60,000 mourning doves were banded, and Otis says he expects 100,000 birds will be banded before the project ends.