Dove Sound Recordings Naperville IL

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Naperville, IL. 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.

Eds Hobby Warehouse
(708) 974-4440
11152 S Southwest Hwy
Palos Hills, IL
 
Larsen Hobby
(815) 485-1991
2571 E Lincoln Hwy
New Lenox, IL
 
Oakridge Corporation
(630) 257-0909
15800 New Avenue
Lemont, IL
 
Schuham Ace Hardware Co.
(630) 467-4800
485 West Roosevelt Road
Glen Ellyn, IL
 
Ace Hardware 200
(630) 897-9227
994 North Lake Street
Aurora, IL
 
Bills Englewood Station Hobby Shop
(708) 460-4906
9566 147th
Orland Park, IL
 
Remote Control Hobbies
(630) 753-9433
1550 N Route 59 # 170
Naperville, IL
 
Oakridge Hobbies & Toys
(630) 435-5900
The Oakridge Corp.
Downers Grove, IL
 
West Suburban Model Railroad ...
(708) 897-2867
106 South Lincolnway Suite E
North Aurora, IL
 
Lombard Hobbies
(630) 620-1084
524 E. Saint Charles Pl.
Lombard, IL
 

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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