Dove Sound Recordings Tuscaloosa AL

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Tuscaloosa, AL. 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.

Mac Hobbies
(205) 247-5555
6509 Highway 69 South
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Tranquill Hedgies
(415) 246-5100
East Lake
Tuscaloosa, AL
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African Pygmy Hedgehogs

Happy Dog Grooming
(205) 752-2606
514 Bear Creek Rd
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Ramey Veterinary Hospital
(205) 556-2626
1009 37th E
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Wild Birds Unlimited
(205) 366-0309
312 Merchants Walk
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Bryant Drive Animal Hospital
(205) 758-5520
2211 Paul W Bryant Dr
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Pet Supplies Plus
(205) 345-1212
2600 Mcfarland Blvd E
Tuscaloosa, AL

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Pet Supplies Plus
(205) 345-1212
2600 Mcfarland Blvd E
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Indian Hills Animal Clinic & Pet Hotel
(205) 345-1231
200 McFarland Cir N
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Suburban Farms Inc
(205) 339-2688
4950 5th Avenue North Cliff Dr
Northport, AL

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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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