Dove Sound Recordings El Paso TX

Local resource for dove sound recordings in El Paso, TX. 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.

Hobby Lobby Creative Center
(915) 857-9393
1861 Joe Battle Blvd
El Paso, TX
 
Woodie's Model Train Shop
(915) 566-0235
4010 Polk Avenue
El Paso, TX
 
RC & Me
(915) 855-1300
12135 Montwood Dr, Suite 108
El Paso, TX
 
Team Valadez Hobbies
(915) 775-1482
6130 Montana Ave
El Paso, TX
 
Rc And Me
(915) 855-1300
12135 Montwood Dr Ste 108
El Paso, TX
 
Team Valadez Hobbies
(915) 775-1482
6130 Montana Suite 204
El Paso, TX
 
Hal's Hobby Warehouse
(915) 591-2213
1440 Bessemer
El Paso, TX
 
Hal's Hobby Shop Inc.
(915) 591-2213
1440 Bessemer Drive
El Paso, TX
 
Party City
(915) 581-5522
655 Sunland Park Dr Ste C2
El Paso, TX
 
Hal'S Hobby Shop
(915) 591-2213
1440 Bessemer Dr
El Paso, TX
 

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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