Order
Columbiformes
Family
Columbidae
Genus
Zenaida
 
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Version 1.0

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SPECIES

Socorro Dove Zenaida graysoni

Lauren Heck
Version: 1.0 — Published July 25, 2014

Breeding

Introduction

Little is known about Socorro Dove reproduction in the wild. In captivity, females lay two small, white eggs in a nest box and incubate them for 14-17 days. The young fledge between 14 and 20 days after hatching. In the wild, breeding typically began in early May. Socorro Doves mate for life.

Recommended Citation

Heck, L. (2014). Socorro Dove (Zenaida graysoni), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.socdov1.01