Dove Sound Recordings Boca Raton FL

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Boca Raton, FL. 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.

RC Boca Hobbies
(561) 483-2540
20449 State Road A 2
Boca Raton, FL
 
Universal Hobbies
(954) 481-9390
Inc. 5443 North Federal Highway
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
 
The Depot Hobby Shop
(561) 585-1982
518 W. Lantana Rd.
Lantana, FL
 
Discount Train and Hobby
(954) 561-0403
211 E. Oakland Park Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

Banyan Air Services
(954) 491-3170
5360 NW 20th Terrace
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 
Jays Trains
(954) 941-5990
777 S. Federal Hwy RP 714
Pompano Beach, FL
Store Type
Phone & Mail Order

Depot Hobby Shop
(561) 585-1982
603 Ridge Road
Lantana, FL
 
G & C Hobbies
(561) 547-3812
1228 Hypoluxo Road
Lantana, FL
 
R. C. Hobbies
(954) 721-5720
6800 N University Dr
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 
R C Hobbies
(305) 721-5720
6800 North University Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

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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