Dove Sound Recordings Champaign IL

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Champaign, IL. 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.

Prairie Gardens
(217) 356-5558
3000 West Springfield
Champaign, IL
Slot & Wing
(217) 359-1909
803 West Anthony Drive
Champaign, IL
R C Shack
(217) 853-0470
214 S Lake of the Woods Rd
Mahomet, IL

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Comfy at Home Pet Sitting
(217) 369-2874
803 W Columbia Ave
Champaign, IL
Sailfin Pet Shop
(217) 352-1121
720 S Neil St Ste 2
Champaign, IL

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Advantage Hobby
(217) 398-2700
2710 D N Mattis
Champaign, IL
Hot Slots 1/32 Slot Car Shop
(217) 355-2277
1809 A Philo Road
Urbana, IL
(217) 351-9244
2017 N Prospect Ave
Champaign, IL
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Pet Supplies Plus
(217) 366-9240
2821 W Kirby Ave
Champaign, IL

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(217) 351-9244
2017 N Prospect Ave

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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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