Dove Sound Recordings Dayton OH

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Dayton, 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.

Dayton Model Railways/Smitty's...
(937) 299-1121
3706 Wilmington Pike
Dayton, OH
 
Military Toy Shop
(937) 320-1428
1291 N Fairfield Road
Beavercreek, OH
 
Tin Plate Station
(937) 428-9667
6342-B Far Hills Avenue
Dayton, OH
 
Windjammin Sails
(937) 862-7781
1480 W Spring Valley Paint Road
Spring Valley, OH
 
Family Hobby Shop
(513) 898-5247
304 North Dixie Drive
Vandalia, OH
 
Dayton Model Railways-Smittys Hobby
(937) 299-7991
3706 Wilmington Pike
Kettering, OH
 
The Hobby Shop
(937) 436-6161
153A N. Springboro Pike
Dayton, OH
 
RC Hobby Center
(937) 236-2455
2130 Harshman Road
Dayton, OH
 
Fastraxx Hobbies & Raceway
(937) 864-0260
8448 Dayton Springfield Road
Fairborn, OH
 
B & B Aero Services
(513) 217-4777
1707 Runway
Middletown, 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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