Dove Sound Recordings Springfield MA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Springfield, MA. 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.

Family Hobby Shop
(413) 525-7345
48 Shaker Road
East Longmeadow, MA
 
RC Madness Track & Hobby
(860) 741-6501
101 North Street
Enfield, CT
 
J & E Train Depot
(203) 870-7311
911 Hfd Tpk
Vernon, CT
 
Tucker's Hobbies
(413) 436-5318
29 Bacon Street
Warren, MA
 
Craftec Discount Hobbies
(860) 627-7811
152 North Rd
Broad Brook, CT

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Pioneer Valley Hobbies
(413) 732-5531
54 Myron Street
West Springfield, MA
 
Hoot Toot 'N Whistle Hobbies
(413) 585-8668
49 Russell Street
Hadley, MA
 
Tucker's Hobbies
(413) 436-5318
8 Bacon Street Box 1090
Warren, MA
 
Hobby Corner Of Agawam
(413) 821-9484
11 Fairview St
Agawam, MA

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For K-9s & Felines
(413) 572-0055
45 Southwick Road
Westfield, MA

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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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