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    Wild bird sound, West Virginia

    Wow, really?! I had no idea that they made such an exotic range of sounds. I've heard many owls here through the years, but I've never heard anything beyond your traditional kinds of hoots, and the "hoot hoot hoot hoot, who hoots for you". But the really high pitch stuff many off them were...
  2. J

    Wild bird sound, West Virginia

    I live in the Northeast, in West Virginia. Last night, around 3:30AM, I heard an animal (I'm assuming it was a bird) making the strangest sound I've ever heard, something I've never heard before´╗┐ in over 21 years living here. I can't even begin to explain the sound, except that it sounded more...
  3. J

    Yellow Bird in Pennsylvania

    Thanks for the info everyone!
  4. J

    Yellow Bird in Pennsylvania

    I don't have a photo to assist ID'ing here, but hopefully a little description will suffice. Outside my window in a flowerbed, I spotted a small, bright, uniformly yellow bird that I've not noticed here before. I thought it was a yellow warbler, and it might well have been, but it hovered...
  5. J

    Starling or blackbird?

    I had thought these birds were rusty blackbirds, flittering around our back yard, but this afternoon, a flock had swept down along our fence line just as a gust of wind slammed a bunch into the wiring, stunning a dozen and killing six...a really disturbing site...but I'm realizing now with the...