Dove Sound Recordings Bethlehem PA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Bethlehem, PA. 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.

Christmas City Hobbies
(610) 974-9590
705 North Linden Street
Bethlehem, PA
 
Engler's Train Depot
(610) 791-9512
2733 West Emmaus Avenue
Allentown, PA
 
Engler?s Train Depot
(610) 791-9512
2733 West Emmaus Ave.
Allentown, PA
Store Type
Phone & Mail Order

Bloch's Hobby Shop
(610) 432-9975
1015 Union Boulevard
Allentown, PA
 
Hobby Hangout and Craft Center
(610) 252-6871
3701 William Penn Highway
Easton, PA
 
Hero Electric Sales & Service
(610) 838-8484
520 Main Street
Hellertown, PA
 
7th Street Depot
(610) 433-2868
619 North 7th Street
Allentown, PA
 
Allentown Toy Train Service
(610) 821-0740
125-1/2 North 11th Street
Allentown, PA
 
HobbyTown USA
(610) 336-9960
700 Lehigh Valley Mall
Whitehall, PA
 
Trains & Lanes
(610) 253-8850
3825 Northwood Ave.
Easton, PA
 

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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