Dove Sound Recordings Newport News VA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Newport News, VA. 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.

HobbyTown USA
(757) 890-4515
Denbigh Crossing
Newport News, VA
 
R C Pro Racing
(804) 642-1114
7094 Hayes Shopping Ct
Hayes, VA
 
Craftech Hobby Shop P-4
(804) 444-3846
9475 Bacon Avenue
Norfolk, VA
 
Davis Hobby Supplies
(757) 397-1983
Davis TV, Inc.
Portsmouth, VA
 
Denbigh Hobby Ctr
(757) 874-5708
14351 Warwick Blvd
Newport News, VA

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B & M Hobbies
(757) 867-6669
100 Elm Lake Way
Yorktown, VA
 
CRAFTECH Hobby Shop
(757) 445-0301
9475 Bacon Ave Bldg C-9
Norfolk, VA
 
Circus Train
(757) 220-9321
Ltd. 240 McLaws Circle
Williamsburg, VA
 
Toy Craft
(804) 587-4710
8481 Chesapeake Boulevard
Norfolk, VA
 
Collector-Corner.com
(757) 773-1450
2 Tillerson Drive
Newport News, VA
 
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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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