Dove Sound Recordings Harrisburg PA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Harrisburg, PA. 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.

Maxwell Trains & Auto
(717) 564-4055
7400 Derry Street
Harrisburg, PA
 
Keystone Hobby Center
(717) 763-7534
239 South Third Street
Lemoyne, PA
 
Kranzel's Hobbies
(717) 737-7223
2202 A Gettysburg Road
Camp Hill, PA
 
J.E.S. Technical Service
(717) 545-2962
656 Piketown Road
Harrisburg, PA
 
Bumps & Jumps RC Speedway
(717) 932-3000
643 Old York Rd
Etters, PA
 
The Hidden Hangar
(717) 565-1188
5450 Derry St.
Harrisburg, PA
 
The Station
(717) 774-7096
213 Ninth St.
New Cumberland, PA
 
Station Hobby Shop
(717) 774-7096
213 Ninth Street
New Cumberland, PA
 
Loretta's Main Line Trains
(717) 944-2336
Water & Union Streets
Middletown, PA
 
DCC Roundhouse
(717) 534-9818
P.O. Box 218
Hershey, 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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