Dove Sound Recordings Denver CO

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Denver, 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.

Bobs World Of Hobbies
(303) 770-5430
6862 S University Blvd
Centennial, CO
 
Hobby Lobby Creative Center
(303) 410-9771
5105 W 120th Ave
Broomfield, CO
 
Douglas Models
(303) 629-0921
130 Lippan Street
Denver, CO
 
N Scale Supply
(303) 456-6702
4980 Kipling St #9
Wheat Ridge, CO
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

Action Hobbies
(303) 233-6275
11805 B.W. Colfax Avenue
Lakewood, CO
 
Hobby Lobby Creative Center
(303) 804-0716
8181 S Quebec St
Englewood, CO
 
Caboose Hobbies
(303) 777-6766
500 S. Broadway
Denver, CO
 
Thompson's Hobbies
(303) 238-5821
1585 Wadsworth
Lakewood, CO
 
Railroad Hobbies
(303) 232-0199
2001 North Quail Drive
Lakewood, CO
 
Finish Line RC
(303) 722-0214
11485 N I70 Service Road # A
Wheat Ridge, CO
 

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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