Fish-line Entanglement of Nesting Mourning Dove, Zenaida macroura

Glenn H. Parker, Chris G. Blomme

Abstract


We give a detailed account of monofilament entanglement in nesting material of a gravid female Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) which resulted in death. Such incidents substantiate the hazards of anthropogenic materials and the need to dispose of them with due diligence.

Keywords


Zenaida macroura; Mourning Dove; monofilament; fish line; avian anthropogenic hazards

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22621/cfn.v121i4.522



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