Dove Sound Recordings Bellingham WA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Bellingham, 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.

HobbyTown USA
(360) 752-2240
410 W Bakerview Rd # 103
Bellingham, WA
 
Gold Hill Station
(360) 671-8802
111 Grand Avenue
Bellingham, WA
 
M & M Depot
(360) 384-2552
2032 Main Street Post Office Box 1828
Ferndale, WA
 
Performance R/C Products
(360) 755-9464
320 East Fairhaven Ave # 100
Burlington, WA
 
Aladdin australian Labradoodles
(360) 332-4844
4225 Boblett Road
Blaine, WA
 
Eagles Hobbies
(360) 671-1913
221 West Holly
Bellingham, WA
 
Mike's RC World
(360) 733-3662
3360 Airport Drive
Bellingham, WA
 
Pacific Western Rail Systems
(604) 542-0790
7040 Portal Way Suite 125
Ferndale, WA
 
Performance RC Products
(360) 755-9464
320 East Fairhaven Avenue
Burlington, WA
 
PETCO
(360) 715-3785
189 East Bakerview Road
Bellingham, WA
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

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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