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A few days ago I noticed this Mourning Dove by my backyard feeders. Noticing its face I thought maybe it had some kind disease or virus. But once I took a closer look at my photos it looks like there’s at least one small bird, maybe two, in the dove’s mouth. Could it be carrying its offspring? Feeding them perhaps? It’s very disturbing looking don’t you think? 

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Looks like Avian Pox.  The "second beak" is just the dove's upper mandible.  It probably can't close its mouth. :classic_sad:

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