Dove Sound Recordings Utica NY

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Utica, NY. 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.

K & K Train and Hobby
(315) 733-6677
2019 Sunset Avenue
Utica, NY
 
Discount Hobby Specialties
(315) 736-4434
214 Oriskany Blvd
Whitesboro, NY
 
Brennan's R/C Hobbies
(315) 829-4930
6368 State Route 5
Vernon, NY
 
PetSmart
(315) 768-2335
4731 Commercial Dr
New Hartford, NY
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Dairy Hill Labrador Retrievers
(315) 845-8896
1789 Dairy Hill Rd.
Newport, NY
 
Village Hobbies
(315) 733-0611
2011 Genesee Street
Utica, NY
 
CRC Raceway
(315) 339-6050
6785 Martin Street
Rome, NY
 
Boyz Toyz
(315) 823-3600
616 East Main St
Little Falls, NY
 
Elibrook Labradors
(315) 853-5565
7555 Maxwell Rd.
Clinton, NY
 
Pet Depot - Rome
(607) 798-6832
1821 Black River Rd.
Rome, NY
 

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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