Dove Sound Recordings Sterling Heights MI

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Sterling Heights, MI. 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.

P&G Hobbies
(313) 264-0060
3975 17 Mile
Sterling Heights, MI
 
Larry's Performance RC's
(586) 997-4840
11970 Hall Road
Sterling Heights, MI
 
P & D Hobby Shop
(810) 296-6116
31902 Groesbeck Highway
Fraser, MI
 
Rider's Hobby Shop
(248) 589-8111
32115 John R. Road
Madison Heights, MI
 
Rider's Hobby Shop
(810) 532-0050
15357 Hall Road (M-59)
Macomb, MI
 
Great Lakes Hobby & Train
(586) 254-1600
43055 Van Dyke Avenue
Sterling Heights, MI
 
Young's Garden Mart
(313) 573-0230
27825 Ryan Road
Warren, MI
 
P&D Hobby Shop
(586) 296-6116
31280 Groesbeck
Fraser, MI
 
Great Lakes Hobby and Train
(810) 323-1300
46660 Van Dyke
Shelby Township, MI
 
MSI Racing and Hobbies LLC
(586) 552-4425
29925 Groesbeck Hwy
Roseville, MI
 

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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