Dove Sound Recordings Nashville TN

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Nashville, 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
(615) 232-8365
4105 Lebanon Pike
Hermitage, TN
 
Aardvark's Model Train Shop
(615) 228-4639
3607 Gallatin Road
Nashville, TN
 
Danielle's R/C
(615) 299-0371
4230 Westcap Rd
Whites Creek, TN
 
PAC R/C Hobbies
(615) 220-0655
215 South Lowry St
Smyrna, TN
 
Hudson Classic Hobbies
(615) 833-8337
4825 Trousdale Dr
Nashville, TN

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Tennessee Central Railroad Museum
(615) 244-9001
220 Willow Street
Nashville, TN
 
Aardvarks Model Trains
(615) 865-4639
768 Madison Square
Madison, TN
 
Hobby Lobby
(615) 373-1444
5614 Franklin Pike Circle
Brentwood, TN
 
Totally Devoted Collies
(615) 425-9815
626 Paces Ferry Dr
Nashville, TN
 
Happy Hobbies
(615) 256-9527
2203 Courtney Ave
Nashville, TN

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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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