Dove Sound Recordings Alpharetta GA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Alpharetta, GA. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to dove sound recordings, dove song recordings, and dove bird houses, as well as advice and content on attracting doves, dove feeders, dove types, and dove descriptions.

Hobbytown Usa
(678) 965-4405
570 Lakeland Plz
Cumming, GA
 
HobbyTown USA
(770) 418-0850
3360 Satellite Blvd.
Duluth, GA
 
Gandy Dancers Hobby & Toy Shop
(770) 451-7425
5438 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard
Chamblee, GA
 
Trainmaster Models/Memories Mall
(770) 614-0880
4450 Nelson Brogdon Boulevard
Sugarhill, GA
 
Trainz
(770) 271-1701
2740 Faith Industrial Blvd
Buford, GA
 
The Runaway Train
(770) 992-2785
1125 Woodstock Rd.
Roswell, GA
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

Toy Trains 'N Things
(770) 446-7868
2055 Beaver Ruin Road
Norcross, GA
 
Atlantahobby.com
(678) 513-4450
6110 Parkway North Dr
Cumming, GA
 
Trainmaster Models
(678) 546-3600
601 E Main Street
Buford, GA
 
HobbyTown USA
(678) 965-4405
2435 Market Place Blvd
Cumming, GA
 

Mourning Dove

Zenaida macroura L 12 ½ " WS 18" WT 4.2 OZ (120g)

Photo by Maslowski Wildlife Productions.

Listen to a mourning dove.

A long, tapered tail enhances the slender profile of this cool brown and pinkish dove. An irregular smattering of black spots dots the coverts and secondary wing feathers. Males usually are bluer on the crown and nape than females but there is some overlap. Breeding pairs can sometimes be sexed by plumage, but in larger flocks it is not reliable and young males are inseparable from females. Feet are bright reddish pink; the flesh around the eye is turquoise.

Mourning doves occupy most habitats in North America and have been found nesting to 10,000 feet in western mountains. Although they stay in pairs during the nesting season, they travel in flocks of a dozen to several hundred during other seasons. Immatures begin flocking together in summer, and adults join these flocks as they finish breeding. Flocks move between agricultural fields, where waste grain and weed seeds abound, but often frequent suburban yards and especially feeding stations. There is a large general migratory movement southward in autumn, but many birds are resident throughout the winter even in the northern plains states and southern Canada.

The male's song is a low, mournful oooah, ooh, ooh, ooh , easily imitated by whistling through cupped hands. Females may coo softly in reply. The alarm call is a rough Whoo!

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Author: Bird Watcher's Digest

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