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If you happen to see a little extra sparkle on that mourning dove cooing on a power line overhead, it’s not your imagination! The Missouri Conservation Department is trapping and banding mourning doves this month. Wildlife biologist Jessi Tapp visits KPLR 11 News at Noon to explain the reasoning behind it.