Dove Sound Recordings Roseville CA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Roseville, CA. 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.

Riverside Hobbies
(916) 455-3747
5141 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA
 
Speed World Raceway
(916) 783-8864
90 Corp Yard Road
Roseville, CA
 
HobbyTown USA
(916) 315-8199
6761 Stanford Ranch Rd Ste A
Rocklin, CA
 
California Model Trains
(916) 983-1881
316 South Lexington Drive
Folsom, CA
 
Iron Horse Hobbies
(916) 978-0693
3101 Fulton Avenue
Sacramento, CA
 
Roseville Hardware Inc
(916) 782-8402
108 Harding Blvd, Ste. A
Roseville, CA
 
Railroad Hobbies
(916) 782-6067
119 Vernon St.
Roseville, CA
 
Fast Track Hobbies
(916) 725-1722
6831 Lonetree Blvd Ste E102
Rocklin CA, CA
 
HobbyTown USA
(916) 984-6266
Broadstone Plaza
Folsom, CA
 
Bruce''s Train Shop
(916) 485-5288
2752 Marconi Ave.
Sacramento, CA
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

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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