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Mourning Dove
American Robin
Black-capped Chickadee
Eastern Bluebird
Northern Cardinal
Northern Mockingbird
Blue Jay
House Finch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Cedar Waxwing
Blackburnian Warbler
Cerulean Warbler
Yellow-throated Warbler
Northern Parula


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Sounds of the Wood Thrush
Hylocichla mustelina

Shortcut: Tut, tut, oh-lay-oh-leeeee

Song: The male's song begins with several soft, almost inaudible notes followed by a beautiful sequence of flutelike whistles that rise and fall in pitch and usually end with a high, liquid trill: tut, tut, oh-lay-oh-leeeee. Each male has a repertoire of several different song types. Neighboring males may sing back and forth with such precision that they are mistaken for a single bird singing.

Call: Calls range from short volleys of shoft, throaty notes (bup-bup-bup-bup), to excited, whinnylike outbursts of high-pitched, liquid notes (pit-pit-pit-pit-pit-pit-pit).

Bird songs copyright 2011 by Lang Elliott. Song descriptions adapted from the book Common Birds and Their Songs (Lang Elliott, 1998: Houghton Mifflin Company) and other material by Lang Elliott. Contact: Nature Sound Studio. Photographs copyright 2011 by Brian Small and Robert Royse. All rights reserved.

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