Dove Sound Recordings Rockford IL

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Rockford, IL. 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.

Hobbytown USA
(815) 282-0727
3782 N Alpine Rd
Rockford, IL
 
HobbyTown USA
(815) 282-0727
3782 North Alpine Road
Rockford, IL
 
PETCO
(815) 229-0184
6305 East State Street
Rockford, IL
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

PetSmart
(815) 654-1766
1526 West Lane Rd
Machesney Park, IL
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(815) 654-1766
1526 WEST LANE ROAD
MACHESNEY PARK, IL

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Royal Hobby Shop
(815) 399-1771
3920 E State St
Rockford, IL
 
Midwest Rail Junction
(815) 963-0200
6735 Broadcast Pky
Loves Park, IL
 
PetSmart
(815) 397-7880
6320 E State St
Rockford, IL
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-7:00

PetSmart
(815) 397-7880
6320 EAST STATE STREET
ROCKFORD, IL

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Raven Turtle Forge
(815) 608-8587
7114 Tulagi Trail
Rockford, IL

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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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