Dove Sound Recordings Hagerstown MD

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Hagerstown, MD. 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.

Hagerstown Moped
(301) 797-5996
443 S. Burhans Blvd
Hagerstown, MD
 
The Train Room
(301) 745-6681
360 South Burhans Blvd.
Hagerstown, MD
 
Nexgen Hobby
(301) 739-6071
117 East Baltimore Street
Funkstown, MD
 
Mainline Hobby Supply
(717) 794-2860
15066 Buchanan Trail East
Blue Ridge Summit, PA
 
Hobbytown USA
(301) 694-7395
1305 W. 7th Street
Frederick, MD
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Online Store, Phone & Mail Order

Hagerstown Moped and Hobby
(301) 797-5996
443 South Burhans Boulevard
Hagerstown, MD
 
House of Plastic
(301) 797-3575
800 View Street
Hagerstown, MD
 
E.L. Jones and Sons Model Train Merchants
(800) 810-8138
34 North Conococheague St.
Williamsport, MD
Store Type
Online, Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

Catoctin Mountain Trains & Hobbies
(301) 694-8331
3 West Main Street
Thurmont, MD
 
Waynesboro Model Railroad Club
(717) 762-9579
3291 Waynecastle Rd
Greencastle, PA

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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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