Dove Sound Recordings Wilmington DE

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Wilmington, DE. 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.

G Force Hobbies Inc
(302) 995-9035
1626 W Newport Pike Store 12
Wilmington, DE
 
Mitchell''s Trains, Toys and Hobbies
(800) 726-2119
2303 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

Mitchell's Family Store
(302) 652-3258
2303 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE
 
Trains & Hobbies
(302) 266-8063
215 Newark Shopping Center
Newark, DE
 
The Mushroom Bowl
(610) 444-4221
960 West Cypress Street
Kennett Square, PA
 
Simpson's Hobbies
(302) 654-5022
709 Foulk Rd.
Wilmington, DE
 
Trains, Toys and Hobbies, Inc
(302) 478-7733
2907 Concord Pike, US Rte 202
Wilmington, DE
 
Train 99 Store #1
(610) 485-0880
PA Routes 491 & 261
Boothwyn, PA
 
JusTrains of Delaware
(302) 266-8063
313 Newark Shopping Center
Newark, DE
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

K.R.R.B. Model Trains
(302) 292-2778
2907 Ogletown Rd.
Newark, DE
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Online Store, Phone & Mail Order

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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