Dove Sound Recordings El Monte CA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in El Monte, 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.

Burbanks House Of Hobbies
(818) 848-3674
911 S Victory Blvd
Burbank, CA
 
Tony & Addie Hobby Lobby
(818) 842-5062
3512 W Victory Blvd
Burbank, CA
 
Bad Dog Hobbies, Inc
(626) 237-0807
701 South San Gabriel Boulevard # B
San Gabriel, CA
 
Tony's Hobbies
(626) 337-3000
925 Baldwin Park Blvd
Baldwin Park, CA
 
Matchbox Trains & Hobbies
(818) 282-6136
107 South Garfield
Alhambra, CA
 
Prestige Hobbies
(714) 821-8320
1238 S Beach Blvd
Anaheim, CA
 
Hypnotized
(626) 445-9112
400 S Baldwin Avenue Suite 459 U
Arcadia, CA
 
Kenon Hobby
(626) 338-1818
13200 Brooks Drive Suite E
Baldwin Park, CA
 
Valley Hardware
(818) 359-2529
612 South Myrtle Avenue
Monrovia, CA
 
Xenon Project International
(408) 828-0916
550 S Glendora Ave # 103
West Covina, 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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