Dove Sound Recordings Billings MT

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Billings, MT. 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.

Abell Hobbies & Mfg
(406) 259-4882
1125 Monad Road
Billings, MT
 
Jim's Junction
(406) 259-5354
811 B 16th St West
Billings, MT
 
Reliable Discount Express
(406) 652-7032
111 South 24th Street West Suite 2
Billings, MT
 
OLESTOYS
(406) 655-0817
2113 Alderson Ave
Billings, MT

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Family Pets
(406) 245-6082
1430 Central Ave
Billings, MT

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Heliproz, Inc
(406) 245-8480
2885 Farley Lane
Billings, MT
 
Central Hobbies
(406) 259-9004
1401 Central
Billings, MT
 
Jim''s Junction
(406) 259-5354
811B 16th Street West
Billings, MT
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

PetSmart
(406) 656-2309
2510 King Ave West
Billings, MT
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(406) 656-2309
2510 KING AVENUE WEST
BILLINGS, MT

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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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