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Singing In The Snow

Mar 5, 2017
Flickr user, Jason Crotty (CC-BY-2.0)

If you go cross-country skiing in the North American woods, you’re likely to hear all manner of twittering and chattering as flocks of birds like chickadees, finches, and nuthatches bustle about finding food and warning each other about danger. Most birds will call like this at any time of year, but reserve singing for signaling a territory or attracting mates during the breeding season, typically in spring.

The Sweet Songs Of The Yellow-Headed Blackbird

Jun 15, 2015
Missoula will host the annual Montana Audubon Bird Festival, Friday June 3rd through Sunday the 5th.
Flickr user Vitalii Khustochka (CC-BY-NC-2)

Next time you’re out exploring and hear the sounds of a mechanical disaster, don’t call the National Enquirer to report an alien landing. Pull out your binoculars. You might just catch a glimpse of a yellow-headed blackbird singing his song.

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