During my regular Wednesday afternoon shift volunteering at the California Wildlife Center, a woman brought in two nestling mourning doves. She said she’d brought in “two baby doves that the tree trimmers knocked out of their nest.”
She said that for two days the mother dove kept coming back to look for the babies, but the woman wouldn’t put nestlings back outside because she feared cats would eat them.
Upon examination at the center, one baby bird was already dead...
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