Dove Sound Recordings Berkeley CA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Berkeley, CA. 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.

Boss Robot Hobby
(510) 841-1680
2953 College Ave
Berkeley, CA
 
Berkeley Ace Hardware
(510) 845-0410
2145 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA
 
Lee's Trains
(510) 652-3980
3980 Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA
 
A Toy Train Depot
(510) 444-8724
681 4th Street
Oakland, CA
 
Chan's Trains & Kits
(415) 885-2899
2450 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA
 
Berkeley Hardware
(510) 845-0410
2145 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA
 
Boss Robot Hobbies
(510) 841-1680
2953 College Ave
Berkeley, CA
 
Kit & Caboodle
(510) 524-9924
550 El Cerrito Plaza
El Cerrito, CA
 
John's Junction Model Trains
(510) 893-3370
664 Fourth Street
Oakland, CA
 
Chan's Trains & Hobbies
(415) 885-2899
2450 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA
 

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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