Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Learn About Bird Songs and Sounds

Now that it is a more quiet season for bird songs and sounds, it is a great time to do some fun research to make yourself ready for when our feathered friends are more vocal!

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has a great set of resources to help you not only identify songs and sounds, but to understand why sounds are made.  Birds communicate for many reasons, including to impress and attract a mate, declare territorial boundaries, identify family members, announce the presence of a predator and convey information about food. 

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