Dove Sound Recordings Portland ME

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Portland, ME. 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.

Sullivan Photo & Train Center
(207) 773-0146
Inc. 736 Forest Avenue
Portland, ME
 
Ray and Robins Hobby Center
(207) 797-5196
65 Gray Road
Falmouth, ME
 
Train & Trooper
(207) 829-3211
68 Memorial Highway
North Yarmouth, ME
 
PETCO
(207) 772-9119
220 Maine Mall Road
South Portland, ME
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

Planet Dog
(207) 347-8606
211 Marginal Way
Portland, ME

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Maine Modelworks
(207) 781-8300
417 Route One
Falmouth, ME
 
Small's Train Repair
(207) 829-3757
273 Tuttle Road
Cumberland, ME
 
Maine Modelworks
(207) 781-8300
417 Rte 1
Falmouth, ME

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PetSmart
(207) 283-6546
208 Mariner Way
Biddeford, ME
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Dog House
(207) 797-3456
1037 Forest Ave Ste 3
Portland, ME

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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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