Dove Sound Recordings West Jordan UT

Local resource for dove sound recordings in West Jordan, UT. 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's #102
(801) 566-9009
7046 South Redwood Road
West Jordan, UT
 
West Valley Hobbies
(801) 964-1700
1765 West 5400 South
Salt Lake City, UT
 
M.R.S. Hobby Shop
(801) 572-6082
9860 South 700 East #10
Sandy, UT
 
Mac's #103
(801) 572-1188
725 East 10600 South
Sandy, UT
 
Hammond Hobbies & Toys
(801) 278-0157
Cottonwood Mall 4835 Highland Drive 2nd Floor
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Some Dude's Hobby Shop
(801) 233-6565
7664 S. Redwood Rd.
West Jordan, UT
 
R/C Planet
(866) 787-5487
9623 S 500 West
Sandy, UT
 
Model Railroad Station Hobby Shop
(801) 572-6082
9425 S Union Square
Sandy, UT
 
Great Escape Hobbies
(801) 966-7785
1773 West 4160 South
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Intermountain R/C Raceway
(801) 250-8303
8481 West 2700 South
Magna, UT
 

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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