Dove Sound Recordings La Plata MD

Local resource for dove sound recordings in La Plata, MD. 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.

G Scale Train Station
(301) 374-9341
2975 Old Washington Road
Waldorf, MD
 
Trains Etc. Inc
(703) 550-1779
8245 A Backlick Roadd
Lorton, VA
 
Whistle Stop Hobbies
(703) 549-4912
130 S Royal Street
Alexandria, VA
 
Aunt Jeni's Home Made
(301) 702-0123
PO Box 124
Temple Hills, MD

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PETCO
(301) 374-2297
3077 Waldorf Market Place
Waldorf, MD
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

Doug's Hobby/Moran's Arts & Crafts
(301) 843-7774
2935 Crain Highway
Waldorf, MD
 
Trains Etc.
(703) 550-1779
8245-A Blacklick Road
Newington, VA
 
So Fine
(703) 299-3463
218 N. Lee Street
Alexandria, VA
Store Type
Retail/Wholesale
Prices and/or Promotions
25% discount to students

PETCO
(301) 392-0182
19 Shining Willow Way
La Plata, MD
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

PetSmart
(301) 705-5308
3045 Festival Way
Waldorf, MD
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

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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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