Dove Sound Recordings Worcester MA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Worcester, MA. 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.

Hobbytime
(508) 832-0807
284 Southbridge St
Auburn, MA
 
Hobbytime
(508) 832-0807
317 Southbridge St.
Auburn, MA
 
Henry's Hobby House
(508) 835-6165
Inc. 67 West Boylston Street Unit #1
West Boylston, MA
 
Train Place Plus
(508) 393-2487
247 West Main Street
Northborough, MA
 
Spare Time Shop
(508) 481-5786
Rt. 20 East
Marlborough, MA
 
Master Hobbies
(508) 892-1440
565 Main Street
Cherry Valley, MA
 
Turn 4 Hobbies & More
(774) 261-8191
244 West Boylston St Suite 8
West Boylston, MA
 
Strictly Trains
(508) 393-8442
58 West Main Street
Northborough, MA
 
Jack's Trains
(508) 886-4394
Christmas Tree Lane
Rutland, MA
 
Scale Model Products
(508) 779-5056
63 Hudson Road Post Office Box 72
Bolton, MA
 

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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