Dove Sound Recordings Thousand Oaks CA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Thousand Oaks, 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.

Marty's Hobbies
(805) 497-3664
1728 Moorpark Road
Thousand Oaks, CA
 
Race Prep Hobbies
(805) 582-0005
1542 E. Los Angeles Ave.
Simi Valley, CA
 
Train Connection
(818) 882-8065
20832 Roscoe Boulevard
Canoga Park, CA
 
Smith Bros.
(818) 885-8636
8941 Reseda Blvd.
Northridge, CA
 
Heli Hobby
(818) 348-4354
17721 Vanowen Street
Reseda, CA
 
Brooker Tracker Enterprise
(805) 498-2222
1610-1 Newbury Road
Newbury Park, CA
 
Scale Model Stuff
(818) 716-7847
7259 Canoga Ave
Canoga Park, CA
 
Smith Brothers Hobby Center
(818) 885-8636
8941 Reseda Boulavard
Northridge, CA
 
Classic Hobbies & Toys
(818) 993-5665
9038 Tampa Avenue
Northridge, CA
 
E Hobby House
(818) 609-1968
17721 Van Owen Street
Reseda, 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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