Dove Sound Recordings Joliet IL

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Joliet, IL. 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.

Larsen Hobby
(815) 485-1991
2571 E Lincoln Hwy
New Lenox, IL
 
Eds Hobby Warehouse
(708) 974-4440
11152 S Southwest Hwy
Palos Hills, IL
 
Walt's Hobby Shop
(815) 741-0043
2207 Plainfield Rd.
Joliet, IL
 
Larsen Hobby
(815) 485-1991
2571 East Lincoln Highway #3
New Lenox, IL
 
Malley's Hobbies
(815) 464-5930
9447 Lincoln Hwy
Frankfort, IL
 
Bills Englewood Station Hobby Shop
(708) 460-4906
9566 147th
Orland Park, IL
 
Leisure Hours Hobbies
(815) 439-1477
2712 Plainfield Road
Joliet, IL
 
Walt's Hobby & Model Shop
(815) 741-0043
1701 North Larkin Avenue
Shorewood, IL
 
Oakridge Corporation
(630) 257-0909
15800 New Avenue
Lemont, IL
 
HobbyTown USA
(708) 349-8697
15551 S 94th Avenue
Orland Park, IL
 

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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