Barn owls are natural pest control. Build or buy a barn owl box to house an owl family in your backyard. A family of barn owls can eat up to rodents in a four-month period. All without chemicals. Here's how to attract more to your area.
"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"
I've been brainstorming 'head' ideas. salt and pepper shakers, old drawer pulls, extra-large acrylic/glass beads, and small fancy dish/jar lids. I have also found small 'swirl' design mini candlestick holders (they look like a ball).