Dove Sound Recordings San Antonio TX

Local resource for dove sound recordings in San Antonio, TX. 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.

Small World Hobbies Die Cast Cars Trains & More
(210) 736-1204
935 Fredericksburg Rd
San Antonio, TX
 
Violet L Polk Hobby
(210) 337-4386
615 Yellow Wood Dr
San Antonio, TX
 
Ligar Technologies
(210) 979-8880
2211 NW Military Hwy 114
San Antonio, TX
 
Dibble's Hobbies
(210) 735-7721
1029 Donaldson Ave.
San Antonio, TX
 
HobbyTown USA
(210) 829-8697
2501 NW Loop 410 Ste A
San Antonio, TX
 
Hobby Lobby Creative Center
(210) 647-5353
7058 Bandera Rd
San Antonio, TX
 
Hobby Center
(210) 735-4218
Inc. 3441 Fredericksburg Road
San Antonio, TX
 
HobbyTown USA
(210) 829-8697
99 East Basse Road
San Antonio, TX
 
Rebel Hobbies
(210) 340-0150
6441 Blanco Road
San Antonio, TX
 
K & L Hobby
(210) 805-8414
1778 Austin Highway
San Antonio, TX
 

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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