Birds on tv

Subject: Birds on tv
From: Marty <>
Date: Thu, 05 Apr 2012 20:06:34 -0500
Yes, Carolina Wren. The males and females engage in antiphonal singing pretty much all day long this time of year. The other two birds one often hears in the background at the Masters are Northern Cardinals (clear whistled "sweet-sweet-sweet-sweet","purty-purty-purty", "widow-widow-widow" or similar pattern),  Northern Mockingbirds (mimics and makes up their own patterns, usually repeating a phrase 6 times or so), and the occasional Eastern Towhee ("sip-your-teeeeaaa"). I'm not a golf fan in particular, but I've watched the Masters for years to see the spectacular azaleas and hear the birds.

On 4/5/2012 6:14 PM, Geoffrey Dabb wrote:

Particularly loud on the US Masters golf at the moment, what I take to be the “teakettle, teakettle” of the Carolina Wren flitting around the ground mikes.  Happy to be corrected.

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