Mystery Bird Call Solved!

by Judy
(Seattle)

Varied Thrush

Varied Thrush

I live near Seattle, WA and for many years now I have heard a very unusual bird call early in the morning for a few days in February and March. This year I became doggedly determine to find out what bird it is. It's a rather loud drawn out whistle in two parts. First part crescendos and second part decrescendos.


Well, this morning I found it! It's a Varied Thrush!! I saw one a few days ago. They migrate through our area. I confirmed the call by looking it up online. Now I can sleep in peace and no longer need to spring out of bed at the crack of dawn!


Comment
Wonderful photo, Judy. Thank you for sharing...and solving the mystery.

Judy also provided a link to listen to a varied thrush; Varied Thrush birdsong

Happy Birding,
Susan

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Mar 04, 2011
What a noise!
by: Susan

I was listening to the varied thrush song, and my husband thought the smoke detector had gone off.

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