It has been a long time since we have had Morning Doves nest at eye level or even close to eye level. This nest appears as though it is in our oleanders but not. The nest is strategically place atop a horizontal 14 foot ladder normally used for painting. Gus is not going to use that ladder this season until the eggs have hatched and the babies have gained their wings for flight. This is such a joy to me as many years back I had a Morning Dove in a tree in the backyard two years in a row with thriving babies. I’ve postedRead More →

Zebra Doves are found on Kauai.  Often they are around people probably begging for food.  They where introduced originally from South-East Asia.  They may be a nuisance to some people but to me I found them delightful to photograph.  This particular one was puffing up his chest in greeting. Click on the image below to go to the full size image in SmugMug:Read More →