Dove Sound Recordings Hayward CA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Hayward, 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.

Gator Games & Hobby
(650) 571-7529
4212 Olympic Ave
San Mateo, CA
 
Custom Street Toyz
(510) 785-4805
25710 Industrial Blvd
Hayward, CA
 
Hobbies Unlimited
(510) 351-7112
937 Manor Blvd.
San Leandro, CA
 
Nor-Cal Hobbies
(510) 324-5700
30600 Union City Blvd
Union City, CA
 
Kennedy's Train Shop
(510) 796-3372
35201 Newark Boulevard
Newark, CA
 
Boss Robot Hobby
(510) 841-1680
2953 College Ave
Berkeley, CA
 
Hobbies Unlimited
(510) 278-1150
17950 Hesperian Boulevard
San Lorenzo, CA
 
Family Hobby
(510) 895-1530
14288 East 14th Street
San Leandro, CA
 
Scenario Game & Hoby Shoppe
(510) 792-9333
37120 Fremont Boulevard
Fremont, CA
 
Low Price Hobbies
(510) 793-8585
37300 Cedar Blvd. Suite D
Newark, 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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