Dove Sound Recordings Ballston Spa NY

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Ballston Spa, NY. 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.

Depot
(518) 885-8789
258 Milton Avenue
Ballston Spa, NY
 
Adirondack Hobbies
(518) 393-8836
2331 Alton Street
Schenectady, NY
 
Mardel Hobbies & Crafts
(518) 346-6500
351 Altamont Ave.
Schenectady, NY
 
Competition Hobby Supplies
(518) 786-3622
1006 Loudon Rd.
Cohoes, NY
 
Adirondack Train and Hobby inc.
(518) 695-4060
946 rt 29 lake ave
Saratoga Springs, NY
Store Type
Hobby shop

Model Railway Station
(518) 382-1714
49 Mohawk Avenue
Scotia, NY
 
Mohawk Valley RR Co.
(518) 372-9124
2037 Hamburg St.
Schenectady, NY
 
Mohawk Valley Railroad Co.
(518) 372-9124
2037 Hamburg Street
Schenectady, NY
 
JP's Trains
(518) 782-0981
277 Troy Schenectady Road
Latham, NY
 
Adirondack Train & Hobby
(518) 695-4060
946 Rte 29
Saratoga Springs, NY

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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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