Dove Sound Recordings Annapolis MD

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Annapolis, MD. 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.

Ship and Soldier Shop
(410) 268-1141
58 Maryland Avenue
Annapolis, MD
Al''s Kustom Train Kars
(410) 757-9497
537 Loughton Lane
Arnold, MD
Store Type
Phone & Mail Order

Al's Kustom Train Kars
(410) 757-9497
537 Loughton Lane
Arnold, MD
Chesapeake Performance Models
(410) 604-3907
227 Main St
Stevensville, MD
Boxcar Bobby & Billy Bear
(410) 643-3103
102 Country Day Road
Chester, MD
Star Hobby
(410) 349-4290
1564 Whitehall Rd
Annapolis, MD
Star Hobby
(410) 544-7547
1244 Ritchie Highway
Arnold, MD
GPA Hobbies
(301) 858-0004
2431 Crofton La.
Crofton, MD
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

(301) 858-0004
2431 Crofton La
Crofton, MD
HobbyTown USA
(410) 590-4950
6714 D & E Ritchie Highway
Glen Burnie, MD

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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