Dove Sound Recordings Aurora CO

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Aurora, CO. 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.

Hobby Lobby Creative Center
(303) 804-0716
8181 S Quebec St
Englewood, CO
 
Remote Control Hobbies Aurora
(303) 671-5300
700 S Buckley Rd Unit K
Aurora, CO
 
Colpar Hobbies
(800) 876-0414
804 S. Havana
Aurora, CO
 
Caboose Hobbies
(303) 777-6766
500 S. Broadway
Denver, CO
 
Ultimate Flying Objects
(303) 703-3917
4211 S Natches CT Unit A
Sheridan, CO
 
Bobs World Of Hobbies
(303) 770-5430
6862 S University Blvd
Centennial, CO
 
MHOR RC Raceway
(303) 343-0151
15540 E. Batavia Drive
Aurora, CO
 
American Classic Toy Trains
(303) 745-9909
2225 South Peoria Street
Aurora, CO
 
Link & Pin Hobbies
(303) 741-4712
7868 South Magnolia Way
Englewood, CO
 
Modeler's Place
(303) 762-8866
351-K West Girard Avenue
Englewood, CO
 

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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