Dove Sound Recordings Marietta GA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Marietta, GA. 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.

National Hobby Supply
(770) 333-0190
1975 S Cobb Dr SE
Marietta, GA
Store Type
Phone & Mail Order

Kennesaw Trains & Hobbies
(770) 528-0990
Inc. 2844 South Main Street
Kennesaw, GA
 
Kennesaw Trains, Inc
(770) 528-0990
2844 So Main Street
Kennesaw, GA
 
Cherokee Choppers
(678) 445-3272
100 Queens Way
Woodstock, GA
 
Gandy Dancers Hobby & Toy Shop
(770) 451-7425
5438 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard
Chamblee, GA
 
HobbyTown USA
(770) 426-8800
Cobb Place
Kennesaw, GA
 
Hobby Store
(770) 422-7878
Inc. 2491 George Busbee Parkway
Kennesaw, GA
 
The Runaway Train
(770) 992-2785
1125 Woodstock Rd.
Roswell, GA
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

Southeastern Hobby Depot
(404) 262-7508
4246 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA
 
Toy Trains 'N Things
(770) 446-7868
2055 Beaver Ruin Road
Norcross, GA
 

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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