Dove Sound Recordings Indianapolis IN

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Indianapolis, IN. 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.

Great Train Store
(317) 634-6688
147 Indianapolis Union Station 39 West Jackson Place
Indianapolis, IN
 
Bill's Model Railroad Warehouse
(317) 481-0513
923 North Lynhurst Drive
Indianapolis, IN
 
Big 4-8-8-4 Boy Hobbies
(317) 898-6284
8893 Pendleton Pike
Indianapolis, IN
 
Tom Metzler Hobby Center
(317) 784-3580
7418 Madison Avenue
Indianapolis, IN
 
Train Express
(317) 879-9300
8555 Zionsville Road
Indianapolis, IN
 
Train Central
(317) 375-0832
6742 E. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN
 
Big Boy Hobbies
(317) 898-6284
8893 Pendleton Pike
Indianapolis, IN
 
N Gauge Train Shop
(317) 898-4883
4759 North Post Road
Indianapolis, IN
 
HobbyTown USA
(317) 845-4106
8326 Castleton Corner Drive
Indianapolis, IN
 
HobbyTown USA #2
(317) 882-3175
7765 S. US 31
Indianapolis, IN
 

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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