Dove Sound Recordings Virginia Beach VA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Virginia Beach, VA. 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.

HobbyTown USA
(757) 306-4760
4000 Virginia Beach Blvd Ste 196
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Debbie's RC World, Inc.
(757) 361-6681
1828 S Military Hwy
Chesapeake, VA
 
Craftech Hobby Shop P-4
(804) 444-3846
9475 Bacon Avenue
Norfolk, VA
 
CRAFTECH Hobby Shop
(757) 445-0301
9475 Bacon Ave Bldg C-9
Norfolk, VA
 
DancesportVA
(757) 473-3267
5721 Arrowhead Drive
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Dale's Train Station
(757) 461-3636
5880 Poplar Hall Drive
Norfolk, VA
 
Toy Craft
(804) 587-4710
8481 Chesapeake Boulevard
Norfolk, VA
 
Davis Hobby Supplies
(757) 397-1983
Davis TV, Inc.
Portsmouth, VA
 
DOLL REPAIR SERVICE
(757) 431-1911
221 N. Lynnhaven Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA
Store Type
Repair service-BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Prices and/or Promotions
Dolls-bears-old dolls wanted

Virginia Scrapbook Retreats
(757) 287-4774
4140 Valencia Rd
Scrapbook Retreat Organizer, VA
Store Type
Scrapbooking
Prices and/or Promotions
see web site for all options

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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