Dove Sound Recordings New Orleans LA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in New Orleans, LA. 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.

Great Train Store
(504) 581-3531
1 Poydras Street #114
New Orleans, LA
 
Hub Hobby Supply
(504) 822-3914
2618 South Broad Street
New Orleans, LA
 
Hub Hobby Shop
(504) 828-6868
3829 Airline Dr.
Metairie, LA
 
Kenner Train Shop
(504) 466-5876
2000 20th Street
Kenner, LA
 
Mike's Train & Hobby Shop
(504) 466-8531
2000 Williams Blvd
Kenner, LA
 
Gifts Amazon
(504) 450-4013
500 Port of New Orleans Pl
New Orleans, LA
 
Adrenaline Hobby Inc
(504) 486-7777
3304 West Esplanade Avenue N #85
Metairie, LA
 
Westbank Hobbies
(504) 328-0209
2211 Barataria Blvd #108
Marrero, LA
 
Mike's Train Shop
(504) 466-8531
2000 Williams Boulevard
Kenner, LA
 
High Iq, Llc
(504) 889-9744
5101 W Esplanade Ave Ste 17
Metairie, LA

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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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