Dove Sound Recordings York PA

Local resource for dove sound recordings in York, PA. 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.

Sweitzer's Hobby Depot
(717) 843-8321
935 E Market Street
York, PA
 
G & L Hobby Shop
(717) 843-2520
1706 West Market Street
York, PA
 
Bumps & Jumps RC Speedway
(717) 932-3000
643 Old York Rd
Etters, PA
 
Cool Trains Toys & Hobbies
(717) 898-7119
106 W Main St
Salunga, PA
 
Smitty's Hobby & Craft
(717) 393-2521
1226 Millersville Pike
Lancaster, PA
 
White Rose Hobbies LL
(717) 505-8676
1501 Mount Rose Ave D8
York, PA
 
Kuhn Eurobahn Trains
(717) 426-2090
42 W. Market St.
Marietta, PA
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Phone & Mail Order

Pit Stop Hobbies
(717) 653-6222
262 West Main Street
Mount Joy, PA
 
Loretta's Main Line Trains
(717) 944-2336
Water & Union Streets
Middletown, PA
 
The Station
(717) 774-7096
213 Ninth St.
New Cumberland, PA
 

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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