Dove Sound Recordings Poughkeepsie NY

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Poughkeepsie, NY. 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.

Hobby House
(845) 297-3341
1890 South Road, Rt 9
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Valley Model Trains
(914) 297-7511
91 Market Street #32
Wappingers Falls, NY
 
J and J's Hobbies
(914) 338-7174
Inc. 37 North Front
Kingston, NY
 
Edible Arrangements
(845) 463-3900
10 IBM Road
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Genartworks
(845) 337-8793
295 Main Mall, 4th Floor
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Rampage Hobbies
(845) 229-1379
1164 R9G
Hyde Park, NY
 
Hurley Country Store
(845) 338-4843
2 Wamsley Place
Hurley, NY
 
Performance Hobby
(914) 338-0035
900 Ulster Avenue
Kingston, NY
 
Hobby House
(845) 297-3341
1890 South Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY

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(845) 452-2400
Poughkeepsie Plaza
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
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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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