Dove Sound Recordings Columbia SC

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Columbia, SC. 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
(803) 787-2509
5422 Forest Dr
Columbia, SC
 
New Brookland Railroad & Hobby
(803) 791-3958
405 State Street
West Columbia, SC
 
HobbyTown USA
(803) 732-4200
1150 Bower Pkway #10
Columbia, SC
 
Hobbytown USA
(803) 407-2373
275 Harbison Blvd Ste Nn0
Columbia, SC

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Lexington Hobby Motorsports
(803) 356-4226
528 Columbia Ave Ste D
Lexington, SC

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New Brookland RR & Hobby
(803) 791-3958
405 State St
West Columbia, SC
 
4545
(803) 699-1181
10120 Two Notch Road
Columbia, SC
 
Lexington Hobby & Motorsports
(803) 794-4268
4262 Augusta Road
Lexington, SC
 
Lexington Hobby
(803) 794-4268
4262 Augusta Rd
Lexington, SC

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All Natural Cedar Dog House
(866) 596-4169
Blythewood, SC

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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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