Dove Sound Recordings Colorado Springs CO

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Colorado Springs, 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
(719) 550-0157
3989 Palmer Park Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Pikes Peak R/C Hobbies
(719) 329-1600
2126 E Boulder
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Train Showcase
(719) 471-1887
38 South Sierra Madre
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Sunbird Train Mart Discount Trains
(719) 574-2080
3311 No. Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Stevens Aero Model
(719) 387-4187
1528 S Nevada Ave
Colorado Springs, CO
 
HobbyTown USA
(719) 637-0404
839 North Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Diamond Fun Shoppe
(719) 520-0126
125 East Boulder
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Custom Railway Supply
(719) 634-4616
1015 Garden of the Gods Road,Ste F
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Plum Loco of Colorado
(719) 594-4123
6543 North Academy Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Sunbird Train Mart
(719) 528-8811
3650 Austin Bluffs Pkwy #130
Colorado Springs, CO
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

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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