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Notes & Observations
5/22/22 – As I started to study and practice IDing birds by song over the past two years, the White-eyed Vireo stands out as one that I was particularly interested in. As I began to hear it regularly at my resident park, I would scan it repeatedly with Merlin and watch the spectrogram. This vireo usually does a CHK-melody-CHK pattern. That pattern helped me commit it to memory as I heard it over and over.
This is important because learning this song is crucial to getting it on your checklist. In my experience, you will rarely see this bird. It’s very elusive and likes to hide in the branches and remain a mystery.
A solitary exotic bird, the Cattle Tyrant, was spotted this week in downtown Corpus Christi, Texas. Birders from all over the country rushed to the gulf coast of Texas to try to catch a glimpse of this yellow flycatcher far from its home in South America.
Since 2016, volunteers across the United States have participated in the Climate Watch survey to collect data about target species to help Audubon scientists better understand how birds are responding to climate change. This summer was my first opportunity to work with the Bexar Audubon Society to get involved and collect this crucial data about…
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