Dove Sound Recordings Boise ID

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Boise, ID. 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.

Hobby Center Inc
(208) 466-8173
2908 Garrity Blvd
Nampa, ID
 
Railway Hobbies
(208) 343-2800
1217 Broadway #103
Boise, ID
 
Ralph's Toys & Hobbies
(208) 376-0027
10448 Overland Road
Boise, ID
 
Mac's
(208) 375-3816
7316 Fairview
Boise, ID
 
Model Train Warehouse
(208) 629-3702
593 East State
Eagle, ID
 
End of the Line Model Train Supply
(208) 377-4320
1717 South Eagleson Road
Boise, ID
 
Remote Control Hobbies Boise
(208) 658-4500
8921 W Overland
Boise, ID
 
HobbyTown USA
(208) 376-1942
3317 N. Cole Road
Boise, ID
 
Meridian Coin & Pawn
(208) 888-2209
1550 East 1st Street
Meridian, ID
 
HobbyTown USA
(208) 442-1942
2117 N Cassia Street
Nampa, ID
 

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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