[CT Birds] Wood Thrush question

Comins, Patrick PCOMINS at audubon.org
Sat Jun 1 07:22:44 EDT 2013


And males that have chosen marginal habitat and have failed to attract a mate will sing more and later than a successful male.  Sometimes singing males can be a misleading sign when you are trying to figure out what are the key nesting areas.

Patrick

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On Jun 1, 2013, at 6:52 AM, "Roy Harvey" <rmharvey at snet.net> wrote:

> --- On Sat, 6/1/13, Paul Desjardins <paul.desjardins2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Julie, they will continue to sing
>> well into the summer. My latest date for hearing one is
>> August 19.
> 
> But do they sing uniformly all through the season?  I suspect not.  Simply because some birds continue to sing doesn't mean others are not silent.  A male with a mate on a nest, or one feeding chicks, may not be as concerned with declaring a territory as one seeking a mate.
> 
> Roy Harvey
> Beacon Falls, CT
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