These articles will get you started on your way towards being a NestWatcher!
Information about birds and their nesting habits!
Find a nest? Want to know who you might find living in your area? Find out here!
Do you want to build a nest box or have one already? Find plans and helpful tips!
Clifton, NJ, United States
sparrow sat on nest for 7 days before…
Nests Near Humans
These are typical Mourning Dove eggs (solid white, just two eggs). If there was a sparrow on this nest before, it was probably just trying it out as a possibility, but it looks like the doves won out. Sparrow eggs are speckled and there are usually 4-6. Good luck to your doves!
Thank you, Robyn! That explains everything. A sparrow sat on that nest for a week. Found those 2 eggs day after. Yesterday, 2 not sparrow birds sat on those eggs but flew away when they saw me on the window. This nest is on top of pine tree, I had cut the top off couple of years ago so it doesn’t block my bay window. I hope that Mourning Dove comes back…
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.