We have a cute family of doves that have lived in our yard over the past few years. Each year we watch parents and babies come into our yard and feed or sit in our walnut tree. Last year they made a next in the backyard of the empty house (we don't know if it is foreclosed or what been empty for 3 years). This year a momma dove made her nest at the front door area of the house. She was in yard gathering branches. I left her some sewing threads. They are gone but I do not know if they blew away or she took them. We look forward to her progress over the next weeks (nest, eggs, and babies).