Dove Sound Recordings Katy TX

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Katy, TX. 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 Lobby Creative Center
(281) 373-1070
13470 Northwest Fwy
Houston, TX
 
Trains & Planes Toys And Hobbies
(713) 977-1420
8914 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX
 
The RC Hobby Shop
(281) 265-4844
13837 SW Freeway
Sugarland, TX
 
My Toys
(713) 784-8697
8058 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX
 
HobbyTown USA
(713) 955-7097
The Commons at Willowbrook 7676 FM 1960 West
Houston, TX
 
Hobby Lobby Creative Center
(281) 373-1070
26060 Highway 290
Cypress, TX
 
J. R.'s Hobby Depot
(713) 568-8754
7317 South Kirkwood Road
Houston, TX
 
Trains & Planes Hobbies
(713) 977-1420
9737 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX
 
Atomic Mods
(832) 613-6682
1208 N Post Oak Rd. #190
Houston, TX
 
Ricks and Associates
(713) 784-7360
5930-D Star Lane
Houston, TX
 

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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