Dove Sound Recordings Blacksburg VA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Blacksburg, VA. 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.

Adventure Hobbies
(540) 382-2871
1645 North Franklin Street
Christiansburg, VA
 
Mini RC
(540) 818-9820
301 Loudon Rd # 35
Blacksburg, VA

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PetSmart
(540) 382-7290
165 SHOPPERS WAY NW
CHRISTIANSBURG, VA

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About Pets Center
(540) 986-1604
1604 Conehurst Blvd.
Salem, VA
Prices and/or Promotions
Dog Kennels, Grooming, Doggie Day Care

Blooms For Tomorrow, Inc
(540) 674-4443
Rt 100 South Box 1521
Dublin, VA

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Crossroads Hobbies of Salem
(540) 387-3414
1104 W. Main Street
Salem, VA
 
PetSmart
(540) 382-7290
165 Shoppers Way
Christiansburg, VA
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Bird Walk
(540) 378-5241
565 Electric Rd
Salem, VA

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AboutPetsCenterResort.com
(540) 986-1604
1604 Conehurst Blvd.
Salem, VA
 
Vaughn's Nursery
(540) 674-4443
4801 Cleburne Blvd.
Dublin, VA
Products / Services
Builders / Contractors, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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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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