Dove Sound Recordings Long Island City NY

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Long Island City, NY. 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.

Lina Hobby Land Of Gifts Ltd
(212) 568-3670
4271 Broadway
New York, NY
 
Frank's Enterprise
(718) 567-7339
5518 5th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
Services
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Brownies Hobbies
(718) 727-2194
124 Bennett St
Staten Island, NY
 
Millburn Train & Hobby Center
(973) 379-4242
156 Main St
Millburn, NJ
 
Red Caboose
(212) 575-0155
23 West 45th Street
New York, NY
 
Hobby Land Of Gifts
(212) 568-3979
4271 Broadway
New York, NY
 
Henrys Hobby House
(718) 816-1951
141 Mcclean Ave
Staten Island, NY
 
Nutley Sportscards & Hobbies
(973) 667-6737
261 Franklin Ave # B
Nutley, NJ
 
Hobby Heaven Inc
(908) 272-7660
16 N Union Ave
Cranford, NJ
 
The Red Caboose
(212) 575-0155
23 West 45th Street
New York, NY
 

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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