Dove Sound Recordings Odessa TX

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Odessa, TX. 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.

Golden Suzuki Honda
(432) 332-1288
306 East Second Street
Odessa, TX
 
PetSmart
(432) 362-1614
2022 E 42nd
Odessa, TX
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-7:00

Walgreen Drug Stores
(432) 337-6637
801 Maple Ave
Odessa, TX
 
Humane Society of Odessa
(432) 381-5503
7012 W Mockingbird Ln
Odessa, TX
 
Fintastic Fish Bowl
(432) 362-8734
6701 N Dixie Blvd
Odessa, TX
 
Pepper Hobbies
(432) 550-0426
3952 E 42nd Ste G
Odessa, TX
 
PetSmart
(432) 520-3134
4206 West Loop 250
Midland, TX
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 9:00-7:00

University Small Animal Clinic & Hospital
(432) 362-0341
2801 John Ben Shepperd Pkwy
Odessa, TX
 
Town & Country Drug
(432) 366-2868
2745 N Grandview Ave
Odessa, TX
 
Pet Mystique
(432) 335-0325
1131 E 42nd St
Odessa, TX
 

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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