Dove Sound Recordings Columbus OH

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Columbus, OH. 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.

Columbus City Of--senior Citizens Recreation, Golden Hobby Shop
(614) 645-8329
630 S 3rd St
Columbus, OH
 
Hobby Lobby Creative Center
(614) 501-4737
5865 Chantry Dr
Columbus, OH
 
Landscape Railroads & Hobbies
(614) 235-5105
2681 East Main Street
Bexley, OH
 
Buki''s Toys & Trains
(614) 481-8021
1644 West 5th Ave.
Columbus, OH
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

Robbies Hobbies
(614) 265-7288
4578 N High Street
Columbus, OH
 
Golden Hobby Shop
(614) 645-8329
630 S 3rd St
Columbus, OH
 
Worthington Hobby House
(614) 888-7715
646 North High Street
Worthington, OH
 
Cyclone Hobbies
(614) 263-3720
3671 Karl Road
Columbus OH, NC
 
Grandview Hobbies
(614) 486-3532
1460 W. 5th Ave.
Columbus, OH
 
Hobbyland
(614) 888-7500
140 Graceland Boulevard
Columbus, OH
 

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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