Dove Sound Recordings Reading PA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Reading, 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.

G & K Hobby Centre
(610) 374-8598
720 Gordon Street
Reading, PA
 
HobbyTown USA
(610) 916-4477
12F Wingco Lane
Reading, PA
 
Ye Old Train
(610) 369-0755
& Christmas Shop
Boyerstown, PA
 
Modellbahn Ott Hobbies
(610) 367-5925
1100 Grosser Road
Gilbertsville, PA
 
Survival Camping Store
(610) 301-2817
15623 kutztown road
kutztown, PA
Store Type
Camping and Survival Gear
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Iron Horse Hobby House
(610) 373-6927
60 South Sixth St.
Reading, PA
 
J C Musser Hobbies
(610) 921-8788
835 Hiesters Lane Suite 7 Post Office Box 14901
Reading, PA
 
Modelport
(610) 323-6753
Inc. 309 High Street
Pottstown, PA
 
Brian's Model Trains
(717) 866-6070
109 W Main Street
Myerstown, PA
 
Leesport premium feed, pet supply & grooming
(610) 926-8228
RT 61 & WALL STREET
Leesport, 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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