Habitat quality, bird numbers bode well for dove season September 08, 2021 - 00:00 Posted in: Ag & Outdoors Habitat conditions and bird numbers appear promising for Texas dove hunters who can use food and water sources to their advantage, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. John Tomecek, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension wildlife specialist, Thrall, said interest in outdoor activities like hunting continues to trend upward due to COVID-19,PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!