Dove Sound Recordings Peoria AZ

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Peoria, AZ. 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.

Duncan's R/C
(602) 237-6612
5930 West Greenway Road #22
Glendale, AZ
 
One Hobbies LLC
(623) 977-1324
13059 W Grand Ave. Ste #12
Surprise, AZ
 
Duncan's R/C
(602) 347-5518
7118 N. 35th Ave
Phoenix, AZ
 
Hobby Bench #1
(602) 995-1755
8058 North 19th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ
 
BJB's Hobby Junction
(602) 787-0587
3131 East Thunderbird Road #43
Phoenix, AZ
 
Hobby Bench
(602) 547-1828
Bell Park Center
Glendale, AZ
 
Quicks R/C
(623) 217-2604
15170 West Bell Road
Surprise, AZ
 
An Affair With Trains
(602) 249-3781
2615 West Bethany Home Road
Phoenix, AZ
 
Hobby Bench
(602) 995-1755
8058 North 19th Ave
Phoenix, AZ
 
Frank's Hobby House
(602) 992-3495
12008 North 32nd Street
Phoenix, AZ
 

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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