Dove Sound Recordings Downey CA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Downey, CA. 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.

Prestige Hobbies
(714) 821-8320
1238 S Beach Blvd
Anaheim, CA
 
World Trains
(213) 408-0404
8311 Rosecrans
Paramount, CA
 
eHobbies
(562) 921-7613
15401 Carmenita Rd
Santa Fe Springs, CA
 
Kamikaze Toys and Hobbies
(562) 483-4422
16749 Parkside Ave
Cerritos, CA
 
R Hobbies
(562) 777-9492
14269 Imperial Hwy
La Mirada, CA
 
Burbanks House Of Hobbies
(818) 848-3674
911 S Victory Blvd
Burbank, CA
 
Earles Hobby & Crafts
(562) 925-8314
16420 Bellflower Boulevard
Bellflower, CA
 
Hobby Warehouse
(562) 531-8383
4105 East South Street
Lakewood, CA
 
eHobbies.com
877-eHobbies
14325 Alondra Blvd
La Mirada, CA
Store Type
Online, Walk-In, Phone & Mail Order

Loy's Toys
(562) 944-1069
Post Office Box 32
La Mirada, CA
 

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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