Dove Sound Recordings Norwalk CT

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Norwalk, CT. 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.

Heritage Hobbies
(203) 834-0441
33 Danbury Rd
Wilton, CT
 
Al's Hobbies
(203) 846-9932
327 Main Avenue
Norwalk, CT
 
HobbyTown USA
(203) 588-9843
High Ridge Center
Stamford, CT
 
Hobby House
(203) 869-0969
405 East Putnam Avenue
Cos Cob, CT
 
Gilbert HO
(631) 692-9324
590 Woodbury Rd.
Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Store Type
Online Store, Phone & Mail Order

Westchester Trains & Hobbies
(914) 421-1262
200 Hamilton Ave
White Plains, NY
 
Heritage Hobbies
(203) 834-0441
33 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT
 
HobbyTown USA
(203) 256-0773
Fairfield Shopping Center
Fairfield, CT
 
Island Park RC Plus, Inc
(914) 937-7336
29 New Broad Street
Port Chester, NY
 
Gaming Etc
(203) 870-4867
255 Hathaway Drive Unit #2
Stratford, CT
 

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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