Dove Sound Recordings Rochester NY

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Rochester, 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.

The Hobby House
(585) 429-6280
2378 Lyell Ave
Rochester, NY
 
Dan''s Crafts and Things
(585) 654-8388
352 Empire Blvd.
Rochester, NY
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

Lakeshore Coin and Hobby Center
(716) 581-0640
2670 Dewey Avenue
Rochester, NY
 
Despatch Junction
(716) 385-5570
100 Station Road
East Rochester, NY
 
Empire Northern Models
(585) 670-0679
680 Ridge Road
Webster, NY
 
Irondequoit Car Shops
(585) 482-3734
73 Governor Terrace
Rochester, NY
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

Dan's Crafts & Things
(585) 482-7850
352 Empire Blvd
Rochester, NY
 
Despatch Junction West
(716) 426-6685
2222 Lyell Avenue
Rochester, NY
 
Performance Hobbies
(585) 872-4990
C/O TMC Framing, Inc.
Webster, NY
 
Mike's Antique Toys and Trains
(716) 637-9980
5605 Brockport-Spencerport Road
Brockport, NY
 

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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