2 eggs in a typical clutch
6 the number of clutches a Mourning Dove may have each year
50-65 percent of Mourning Doves die annually (estimate)
1.5 years is the average life span for an adult Mourning Dove.
70 million doves are shot annually, as they are one of the most widespread game birds in North America.
Sidenote: Death from non-hunting related causes (weather, predators, disease, etc.) are believed to take 4-5 times the number of Mourning Doves each year than hunting does.
400 million is the estimated fall population of Mourning Doves.