Dove Sound Recordings San Jose CA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in San Jose, 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.

Diecastmoto Hobbies & Collectibles
(408) 451-9707
1590 Berryessa Rd
San Jose, CA
California Hobbies LLC
(408) 448-1449
1702 Meridian Ave
San Jose, CA
D&J Hobbies & Crafts
(408) 379-1696
96 San Tomas Aquino Rd.
Campbell, CA
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

Slot Car Unlimited & Hobby
(408) 377-3771
14918 Camden Ave.
San Jose, CA
Aero Micro
(408) 496-6699
2090 Duane Avenue
Santa Clara, CA
Hobby World
(408) 873-2109
6148 Bollinger Rd
San Jose, CA
Helicopter World
(408) 942-9521
1740 C Junction Ave.
San Jose, CA
D & J Hobby
(408) 379-1696
96 N. San Tomas Aquino Rd.
Campbell, CA
Fast Pace Racing
(408) 229-1972
2050 Concourse Dr
San Jose, CA
The Train Shop
(408) 296-1050
1829 Pruneridge Avenue
Santa Clara, CA

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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