Dove Sound Recordings Tempe AZ

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Tempe, AZ. 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.

Hobby Depot
(480) 968-1880
216 West Southern Avenue
Tempe, AZ
 
Roy's Train World
(480) 833-4353
1033 South Country Club Dr.
Mesa, AZ
 
HobbyTown USA
(480) 892-0405
1915 E Baseline Road, Ste 104
Gilbert, AZ
 
Rail Action Emporium
(602) 892-9437
Santa Fe Square 1107 South Gilbert Road
Mesa, AZ
 
HobbyTown USA
(602) 948-3946
9180 East Indian Bend Road Suite 4
Scottsdale, AZ
 
Hobby Action
(480) 829-1226
705 E. Guadalupe Rd.
Tempe, AZ
 
National Hobbies Of Chandler
(480) 722-9365
1949 W. Ray Rd.
Chandler, AZ
 
Scottsdale Remote Control Speedway
(480) 945-2186
3023 North Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ
 
Gerry's Trains and Tools
(602) 991-2536
7337 East Indian Bend Road
Scottsdale, AZ
 
Coronado Scale Models
(602) 254-9656
1544 East Cypress Street
Phoenix, AZ
 

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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