Dove Sound Recordings Ann Arbor MI

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Ann Arbor, MI. 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.

Rider's, Inc.
(734) 971-6116
3140 Carpenter Rd
Ypsilanti, MI
 
Tony's Mower Shop & Trains
(734) 420-9083
Tonys Mower Shop, Inc.
Plymouth, MI
 
Rider's Hobby Shop
(734) 981-8700
42007 Ford Road
Canton, MI
 
Dave's Hobby & TV
(734) 422-4464
29026 Warren Rd
Westland, MI
 
Dave's Hobby & TV
(313) 422-4464
29026 Warren Road
Westland, MI
 
Rider's Hobby Shop
(734) 971-6116
3140 Carpenter Rd
Ypsilanti, MI
 
Rider''s Hobby Shop
(734) 981-8700
42011 Ford Road
Canton, MI
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

Michigan Model Train Center
(734) 426-1651
9260 McGregor Road
Pinckney, MI
 
Nankin Hardware & Hobby
(734) 722-5700
35101 Ford Road
Westland, MI
 
Just for Fun Hobbies & Crafts
(810) 229-7999
101 Brookside Lane Ste F
Brighton, MI
 

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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