Dove Sound Recordings Richmond VA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Richmond, VA. 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.

Toy Center
(804) 288-4475
Inc. 5811 Patterson Avenue
Richmond, VA
 
Hobby Center
(804) 750-1973
8908 West Patterson Avenue
Richmond, VA
 
HobbyTown USA
(804) 270-2250
8032-B W. Broad St.
Richmond, VA
 
Pet World
(804) 748-3620
6527 Centralia Rd
Chesterfield, VA
 
Bobby's Toy Trains
(804) 784-4473
Broadview Shopping Center 32 Broad Street Road
Manakin Sabot, VA
 
HobbyTown USA
(804) 267-3366
9768 Midlothian Turnpike
Richmond, VA
 
Toy Center
(804) 323-5773
Inc. 10441 Midlothian Turnpike
Richmond, VA
 
Chesterfield Hobbies
(804) 379-9091
13154 Midlothian Turnpike
Midlothian, VA
 
Train Town Toy & Hobby
(804) 798-0330
104 S. Railroad Ave.
Ashland, VA
 
Hobby Corner
(804) 276-4151
7150 Hull Street Rd
Richmond, VA

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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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