Dove Sound Recordings Grand Prairie TX

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Grand Prairie, 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.

Kelle J Gammon Hobbies
(817) 265-8827
2111 Trestonwood Dr
Arlington, TX
 
Hobby Lobby Creative Center
(817) 488-7838
5325 William D Tate Ave
Grapevine, TX
 
J & S Hobbies
(214) 262-5313
321 Marshall Plaza
Grand Prairie, TX
 
Wild Bill's Hobby Shop
(972) 438-9224
535 E. Shady Grove
Irving, TX
 
Zycon Models
(972) 252-0866
2808 Cibola Drive
Irving, TX
 
Hobby Lobby Creative Center
(817) 557-8446
4628 S Cooper St
Arlington, TX
 
Hobby Lobby Creative Center
(214) 902-8336
3616 Forest Ln
Dallas, TX
 
Kennedy Composites
(972) 602-3144
1935 Highvalley Trail
Grand Prairie, TX
 
M-A-L Hobby Shop
(214) 438-9233
108 South Lee Street
Irving, TX
 
All About Fun Hobbies & Games
(817) 494-2647
415 N Main St Ste #105
Euless, 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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