Singing In The Snow: Montana’s Winter Bird Songs

By | February 14, 2018

A Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra) at Newberry National Volcanic Monument, Oregon FLICKR USER, JASON CROTTY (CC-BY-2.0)

This is pretty fun. Montana Public Radio has an article that beings… 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. Read the full article here.

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