Dove Sound Recordings Asheville NC

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Asheville, NC. 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.

Great American Hobbies
(828) 298-9906
811 A Tunnel Road
Asheville, NC
 
Factory Direct Trains
(828) 350-7710
2004 Riverside Drive Unit V
Asheville, NC
 
Dad's Cats
(828) 698-7525
221 North Main Street
Hendersonville, NC
 
PETCO
(828) 665-7977
825 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

PetSmart
(828) 681-5343
3 McKenna Rd
Arden, NC
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

The Toy Box
(828) 254-8697
The Toy Box of Asheville, Inc.
Asheville, NC
 
The Hobby House
(828) 692-6683
1211 Asheville Hwy
Hendersonville, NC
 
Dr. B's Toys & Nature Shop
(704) 696-8697
418 North Main Street
Hendersonville, NC
 
PetSmart
(828) 298-5670
150 Bleachery Blvd.
Asheville, NC
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Pet's Delights
(828) 253-9053
70 Charlotte St
Asheville, NC

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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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