The Australian White Ibis - (Threshiornis moluccus,) is a wading bird in the ibis family Threskiornithidae. The species is widespread in eastern, northern and south-western Australia. Photo by Paul Randall.
"The Mourning Dove is a member of the dove family (Columbidae). The bird is also called the Turtle Dove or the American Mourning Dove or Rain Dove, and formerly was known as the Carolina Pigeon or Carolina Turtledove"
Native American Indian Poem ~ "Great Eagle, King of the sky, lift my spirit up; carry me high. Wings of strength that float along, take me away ~ to freedom beyond ~ at peace I live, with you above; all that I give is: Heartfelt Love.