Dove Sound Recordings Chula Vista CA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Chula Vista, CA. 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.

One Stop Hobby Shop
(619) 397-1581
1290 Hollister
La Mesa, CA
 
Reed's Hobby Shop
(619) 464-1672
8039 La Mesa Boulevard
La Mesa, CA
 
C & C Train Repair
(619) 281-1284
4186 Adams Avenue
San Diego, CA
 
El Cajon Hobbies
(619) 449-9990
1571 N Magnolia Ave # 206
El Cajon, CA
 
The Whistle Stop
(619) 295-7340
3834 Fourth Ave
San Diego, CA
 
Krazy Kevin's, Inc.
(619) 422-2724
1223 3rd Ave, Suite D
Chula Vista, CA
 
Reed's Hobby Shop
(619) 464-1672
8039 La Mesa Blvd.
La Mesa, CA
 
Horton Toy & Doll
(619) 232-3004
35 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA
 
Whistle Stop
(619) 295-7340
3834 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA
 
Frank "The Trainman"
(619) 295-1611
4207 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA
 

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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