Z is for Zenaida - a genus of American pigeons
|Tupelo, Mississippi, USA, November 30, 2016|
Mourning Doves, Zenaida macroura, are the most frequently hunted game birds in North America. Despite the seasonal hunting, the number of Mourning Doves in the United States is estimated to be 350 million (see source below). Their name comes from their low mournful calls: coo, coo, coo
Source: All About Birds
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