Dove Sound Recordings Philadelphia PA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Philadelphia, PA. 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.

Cappelli Stamps & Hobbies
(215) 629-1757
313 Market St
Philadelphia, PA
 
Cappelli Hobbies
(215) 629-1757
313 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA
 
Spectrum Scientifics
(215) 667-8309
4403 Main Street
Philadelphia, PA
 
S & H Hardware & Supply
(215) 745-9375
6700 Castor Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 
Track N Trains
(609) 786-0080
Inc. 111 West Broad Street
Palmyra, NJ
 
Computer Services Bureau Inc
(856) 933-8133
Black Horse Pike
Audubon, NJ
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Ted's Engine House
(609) 662-0222
6307 Westfield Avenue
Pennsauken, NJ
 
Big Boy's Toys
(215) 483-3512
134 Rector Street
Philadelphia, PA
 
Sattler's Hobby Shop
(856) 854-7136
14 Haddon Ave.
Westmont, NJ
 
Jenkintown Hobby Center
(215) 884-7555
Greenwood Avenue & Leedom Street
Jenkintown, PA
 
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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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