Dove Sound Recordings Kalamazoo MI

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Kalamazoo, MI. 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.

Rider's Hobby Shop
(616) 349-2666
4417 South Westnedge Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI
 
Extreme Hobbies
(269) 382-4539
631 Commerce Lane
Parchment, MI
 
Train Barn
(616) 327-4016
10234 East Shore Drive
Kalamazoo, MI
 
Hobby-Sports.com
(269) 327-2850
9782 Portage Road
Portage, MI
 
All About Hobbies, LLC
(269) 657-1200
804 S Kalamazoo Street, Suite # 3
Paw Paw, MI
 
HobbyTown USA
(269) 382-1100
Maple Hill Pavilion
Kalamazoo, MI
 
Cooper & Oshtemo Locomotive Works
(269) 553-9442
P.O. Box 442
Parchment, MI
Store Type
Phone & Mail Order

L & J Hobbies
(616) 323-1010
8847 Portage Road
Portage, MI
 
L&J Hobby
(269) 323-1010
8675 Portage Road
Portage, MI
 
PetSmart
(269) 382-4171
5200 W Main St
Kalamazoo, MI
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

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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