Dove Sound Recordings Charlotte NC

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Charlotte, NC. 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.

John's Toy Hobby Shop
(704) 865-8141
401 Cox Rd
Gastonia, NC
 
Carolina Electric Train Center
(704) 527-0392
144-D Freeland Lane
Charlotte, NC
 
HobbyTown USA
(704) 544-2303
McMullen Creek Market
Charlotte, NC
 
A Ready To Run Hobby Store
(704) 455-2220
3600 Hwy 49
Harrisburg, NC
 
John's Toy & Hobby Shop
(704) 865-8141
3418 S. New Hope Rd
Gastonia, NC
 
Trains LTD., LLC
(704) 525-1919
3100 South Blvd.
Charlotte, NC
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Online Store, Phone & Mail Order

Trains Limited LLC
(704) 566-9070
Reddman Square 5600 Albemarle Road
Charlotte, NC
 
HobbyTown USA
(704) 509-5717
3710 B West W.T. Harris Blvd
Charlotte, NC
 
Union Station Trains
(704) 821-9536
109 Indian Trail Road
Indian Trail, NC
Store Type
Full Retail Store Front

Hobbytown Usa
(704) 544-2303
8332 Pineville Matthews Rd Ste 204
Charlotte, NC
 

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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