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Bird Identification Using Merlin Sound ID

Last Updated on May 22, 2024 by Nancie

Merlin Bird ID Screen Shot Main Menu
Merlin Bird ID Main Menu (IOS version)

Cornell Lab’s Merlin Bird ID app is a fun way to learn more bird songs and calls. The Sound ID portion of this simple to use free smartphone app can help you identify a bird by sound. Spend some time with this app and you may find yourself identifying more and more birds by their songs.

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Unexpected Birds in Caged Bird Feeders

Last Updated on May 22, 2024 by Nancie

Gray Catbirds On and In a caged Feeder

What birds can you expect in a caged bird feeder and what unexpected birds might also use the feeder? You probably purchased the feeder to attract smaller birds that fit through the cage’s wire grid while blocking aggressive larger birds. But you might be surprised at some of the visitors.

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