Dove Sound Recordings Dover NH

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Dover, NH. 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.

Gold and Things Trading
(603) 332-1551
50 South Main Street
Rochester, NH
 
Maximus, LLC
(207) 351-1520
366 US Route 1
Kittery, ME
 
Fitts Photo & Hobby Shop
(603) 964-9292
Village Shopping Center US Route 1
North Hampton, NH
 
Neal?s N-Guaging Trains
(603) 926-9031
86 Tide Mill Road
Hampton, NH
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

Neal's N-Gauging Trains
(603) 926-9031
86 Tide Mill Road
Hampton, NH
 
Starlight Hobbies
(603) 436-7625
953 Islington Street
Portsmouth, NH
 
Rockingham Junction Models
(603) 235-5943
16 Lamprey Village Court
Epping, NH
Store Type
Online, Phone & Mail Order

Roberts Railroad & Hobbies
(603) 942-5193
Route 4 at Route 152 Post Office Box 431
Northwood, NH
 
Brentwood Antiques Int.
(603) 929-1441
106 Lafayete Road
Hampton Falls, NH
 
National Hobby Warehouse
(603) 244-3470
59 Route 27 Unit 7-8
Raymond, NH
 

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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