Dove Sound Recordings Iowa City IA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Iowa City, IA. 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.

Hobby Corner
(319) 338-1788
1700 South First Avenue
Iowa City, IA
 
Bodyworks By Bruce
(319) 430-7754
1570 S 1st Ave
Iowa City, IA
 
Midamerica Hobbies
(319) 665-9655
4 Hawkeye Dr Ste 101
North Liberty, IA

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Brenneman Seed and Pet Center
(319) 338-8501
1500 S. 1st Ave
Iowa City, IA
 
Sea Of Marvels
(319) 351-3969
2419 2nd St
Coralville, IA

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The Hobby Corner
(319) 338-1788
1672 Sycamore Street
Iowa City, IA
 
Hobby Corner
(319) 338-1788
1672 Sycamore St
Iowa City, IA

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PETCO
(319) 337-9973
2515 Corridor Way
Coralville, IA
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

Woofables Gourmet Dog Bakery
(319) 351-9663
1801 2nd St Ste 270
Coralville, IA

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Pleasant Valley Garden Center
(319) 337-3118
1301 S Gilbert St
Iowa City, IA
Products / Services
Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Vines

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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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