Dove Sound Recordings Athens GA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Athens, 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.

Memory Station
(706) 769-8986
Highway 441 South Post Office Box 56
Watkinsville, GA
 
Aquarium Outfitters & Fish Store
(706) 546-1337
175 Old Epps Bridge Rd
Athens, GA
 
Seaboard Farms of Athens Inc
(706) 353-2126
3700 Atlanta Hwy
Athens, GA
 
Royal Pet Supplies
(706) 354-0262
766 Bob Holman Rd
Athens, GA
 
Z Dog Bakery & Pet Supply
(706) 354-1804
2475 Jefferson Rd Ste 200
Athens, GA

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Pet Supplies Plus
(706) 353-0650
191 Alps Rd
Athens, GA
 
Petland
(706) 425-9341
1720 Epps Bridge Road
Athens, GA
 
Petland Of Athens
(706) 425-9341
1720 Epps Bridge Rd
Athens, GA
 
Z Dog Bakery & Pet Supply
(706) 354-1804
2475 Jefferson Rd
Athens, GA
 
Kopp's Kritters
(706) 540-8127
N/A
Athens, GA
Products
Mealworms
Hours
8am - 7 pm

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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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