Dove Sound Recordings Aurora IL

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

Stricker Brothers Hobbies
(708) 896-7489
898 North Lake Street
Aurora, IL
 
West Suburban Model Railroad ...
(708) 897-2867
106 South Lincolnway Suite E
North Aurora, IL
 
Reynauld's Euro-Imports
(630) 262-0771
227 South Third Street
Geneva, IL
 
Oakridge Corporation
(630) 257-0909
15800 New Avenue
Lemont, IL
 
Schuham Ace Hardware Co.
(630) 467-4800
485 West Roosevelt Road
Glen Ellyn, IL
 
Ace Hardware 200
(630) 897-9227
994 North Lake Street
Aurora, IL
 
Remote Control Hobbies
(630) 753-9433
1550 N Route 59 # 170
Naperville, IL
 
HobbyTown USA
(630) 587-1256
Main Street Commons
St. Charles, IL
 
Reynaulds Euro Imports, Inc
(630) 365-6340
122 N Main Street
Elburn, IL
 
Oakridge Hobbies & Toys
(630) 435-5900
The Oakridge Corp.
Downers Grove, IL
 

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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