Dove Sound Recordings Salt Lake City UT

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Salt Lake City, UT. 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.

Hammond Hobbies & Toys
(801) 531-6074
Crossroads Mall 50 S. Main Street Lower Level
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Great Escape Hobbies
(801) 966-7785
1773 West 4160 South
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Hammond Hobbies & Toys
(801) 278-0157
Cottonwood Mall 4835 Highland Drive 2nd Floor
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Some Dude's Hobby Shop
(801) 233-6565
7664 S. Redwood Rd.
West Jordan, UT
 
Mac's #101
(801) 298-7999
2135 South Orchard Drive
Bountiful, UT
 
The Train Shoppe
(801) 322-2729
470 South 900 East
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Douglas Models
(801) 487-7752
2065 East 33rd South Street
Salt Lake City, UT
 
West Valley Hobbies
(801) 964-1700
1765 West 5400 South
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Mac's #102
(801) 566-9009
7046 South Redwood Road
West Jordan, UT
 
Hammond Hobbies & Toys
(801) 295-5351
5 Points Mall
Bountiful, UT
 

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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