Dove Sound Recordings Bellevue WA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Bellevue, WA. 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.

Inside Gateway
(425) 747-2016
14725 NE 20th
Bellevue, WA
 
The Inside Gateway
(425) 747-2016
14725 NE 20th St.
Bellevue, WA
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone , Fax & Mail Order

Eastside Trains
(425) 828-4098
217 Central Way
Kirkland, WA
 
King Street Station
(425) 227-9530
176 Union Avenue NE
Renton, WA
 
North End Train Center
(206) 362-4959
12537 Lake City Way
Seattle, WA
 
Trains, Planes & Automobiles
(425) 747-2016
14725 NE 20th Street
Bellevue, WA
 
HobbyTown USA
(425) 558-0312
16421-A Cleveland Street
Redmond, WA
 
Electric Train Shop
(206) 223-0181
110 Alaskan Way S
Seattle, WA
 
American Eagles Inc.
(206) 440-8448
12537 Lake City Way NE
Seattle, WA
 
Seattle's Train Center
(206) 283-7886
1463 Elliott Ave W
Seattle, WA
 

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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