Dove Sound Recordings Boulder CO

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Boulder, CO. 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 Lobby Creative Center
(303) 410-9771
5105 W 120th Ave
Broomfield, CO
 
Hank's Model Trains
(303) 666-5468
Inc. 906 Main Street
Louisville, CO
 
HobbyTown USA
(303) 431-0482
9120 Wadsworth Parkway
Westminster, CO
 
Mizell Trains
(303) 429-4811
3051 74th Ave
Westminster, CO
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

Mizell Trains Inc.
(303) 429-4811
3051 W 74th
Westminster, CO
 
Ead's News
(303) 442-5900
1715 28th Street
Boulder, CO
 
HobbyTown USA
(303) 774-1557
1935 Main St.
Longmont, CO
 
Hobby Town
(303) 431-0482
6975 West 88th Avenue
Westminster, CO
 
Mountain Trains & Planes
(303) 456-1255
9316 West 58th Avenue
Arvada, CO
 
Finish Line RC
(303) 722-0214
11485 N I70 Service Road # A
Wheat Ridge, CO
 

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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