Dove Sound Recordings Memphis TN

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Memphis, TN. 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
(901) 266-4346
7986 Us Highway 64
Memphis, TN
 
HobbyTown USA
(901) 757-8774
9155 US Highway 72
Germantown, TN
 
Model Railroad & Hobby Shop
(901) 384-6500
1266 Sycamore View Road Suite 101
Memphis, TN
 
Nitro RC Chop Shop
(901) 794-0672
6099 Mt. Moriah Road, Suite 22
Memphis, TN
 
Going Western
(901) 872-7566
5008 Navy Road
Millington, TN
 
Mid South Hobbies
(901) 682-9402
733 N. White Station Rd.
Memphis, TN
 
World of Games and Hobbies
(901) 365-2080
2796 South Perkins
Memphis, TN
 
Church Hardware
(901) 332-1144
690 East Raines Road
Memphis, TN
 
HobbyTown USA
(901) 213-2682
2884 Wolfcreek Parkway
Memphis, TN
 
Trains & Things Inc
(901) 682-4871
733 N White Station Rd
Memphis, TN
 

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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