|MadSci Network: Zoology|
I have seen several instances lately of doves landing on well travled roads with vehicles passing within a few feet or on one occasion directly in front of me and making no effort to escape. I have also witnesed several times birds laying on the ground near my bird-bath (which the doves like for drinks) as if they were injured. As I approach very close, they fly away, apparently ok. I know young males like to attract females with brazen acts (like teenagers in cars) but could such acts of courage be seen in doves?
Re: Suicidal behavior in doves?
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