Habitat: Open woodlands, forest edges, forest clearings, farmland,
orchards, fields, roadsides, parks, residential areas.
with some open areas for foraging and some trees or shrubs for nesting
Weed seeds, grass seeds, pine seeds, waste grains. Occasionally, snails
Mourning doves favor white millet (not red millet) and cracked corn. They will also eat many other foods, including hulled sunflower seeds, peanut hearts, and oats.
This food should be scattered on the ground or placed on a platform feeder. If you have many House Sparrows or Cowbirds, it might be better to use other options, as those two species are attracted by white millet.