Dove Sound Recordings Waterbury CT

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Waterbury, CT. 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.

Radio Control Hobbies & Raceway
(203) 575-9757
1258 South Main Street
Waterbury, CT
 
Wolcott Hobby and Airsoft
(203) 879-7766
1254 Wolcott Road
Wolcott, CT
 
Caboose
(203) 879-9797
5 Mohawk Drive
Wolcott, CT
 
Amato's Toy & Hobby
(860) 229-9069
283 Main Street
New Britian, CT
 
Railworks, Inc.
(203) 797-8386
457 Federal Road
Brookfield, CT
 
Pin Shop Hobbies LLC
(203) 910-1343
28 Main Street
Oakville, CT
 
Hobby Gallery
(203) 879-2316
1810 Meriden Rd
Wolcott, CT
 
Build Right-Fly Right Hobbies
(203) 269-6761
342 Quinnipiac St.
Wallingford, CT
 
Shelton Railroad Systems
(203) 924-8761
PO Box 2272 91 Center St.
Shelton, CT
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

HobbyTown USA
(203) 740-1500
14 Candlewood Lake Road
Brookfield, CT
 

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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