Dove Sound Recordings Detroit MI

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Detroit, MI. 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.

Ace Hanses Hardware
(313) 846-0900
13320 West Warren
Dearborn, MI
 
Prop Shop Hobbies
(810) 757-7160
23326 Van Dyke
Warren, MI
 
Rider's Hobby Shop
(248) 589-8111
32115 John R. Road
Madison Heights, MI
 
West Point Hobby Inc.
(313) 538-2189
25531 West Seven Mile Rd.
Redford, MI
 
Whistle Stop Hobby & Toy Inc.
(810) 771-6770
21714 Harper Avenue
St. Clair Shores, MI
 
Rainy Day Hobbies
(248) 545-5667
22961 Woodward Avenue
Ferndale, MI
 
Prop Shop
(586) 757-7160
23326 Van Dyke
Warren, MI
 
Young's Garden Mart
(313) 573-0230
27825 Ryan Road
Warren, MI
 
Whistle Stop Hobby & Toy
(586) 771-6770
21714 Harper Avenue
St. Clair Shores, MI
Store Type
Walk-in store + online sales

Rider's Hobby Shop
(313) 287-7405
22789 Northline Road
Taylor, MI
 

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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