Energy Intake of the Mouring Dove Zenaidura macroura marginella

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Science  26 Nov 1965:
Vol. 150, Issue 3700, pp. 1171-1172
DOI: 10.1126/science.150.3700.1171


Wild mourning doves follow a discrete cycle of feeding activity. Analysis of their food habits has provided an estimate for their average daily caloric intake.