With flitting warblers, and migration peak over, I was glad to get at least one good photo of this prothonotary warbler. The Audubon Field guide states this interesting fact: The name “Prothonotary” originally referred to a group of official scribes in the Catholic Church who wore bright yellow hoods, as this bird appears to do.
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Birds do it. Bees do it. Even frogs and dogs do it(hmmm, sounds kinda familiar)…I am talking about singing, of course! What else? ;-) In fact most creatures of the earth sing, whether it’s to attract a mate, identify a mate or offspring, use as warnings , as well as for other purposes. 392 more words
If you hear a constant string of tens of bird calls outside your window, you might have a Northern Mockingbird on your hands. As the Arkansas state bird, these territorial birds flaunt their white patches to opposing birds and slowly fly around or run at their enemies. 18 more words