Dove Sound Recordings Madison WI

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Madison, WI. 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.

Madison Hobby Stop
(608) 829-3820
6622 Mineral Point Road
Madison, WI
 
Last Square
(608) 278-4401
5944 Odana Road
Madison, WI
 
Hobby Horse
(800) 604-6229
1769 Thierer Rd
Madison, WI
 
Wheeler Road
(608) 249-2304
9 Cherokee Circle #202
Madison, WI
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

The knitting tree
(608) 238-0121
2614 monroe st
Madison, WI
Store Type
Retail

RC Performance & Hobbies, Inc
(608) 222-8846
5728 Monona Drive
Monona, WI
 
Capitol Model RR Supply Company
(608) 231-9940
6666 Odana Road Suite 101
Madison, WI
 
Midvale Hobby Shop
(608) 442-1428
5517B Odana Road
Madison, WI
 
Hobby Craft of Madison
(608) 833-4944
Inc. 6632 Odana Road
Madison, WI
 
Madison Hobby Stop
(608) 829-3852
6622 Mineral Point Rd
Madison, WI
 

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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