A stream-loving bird that is an indicator of a healthy stream eco-system!
How much walk can a Woodcock walk if a Woodcock could spot worms? WELL, Let me show you the cutest and weirdest bird walk that I've found so far...
I love owls. I love owls. I love owls.
It kind of "meeewww"s like cat. And I'm really trying not to make a joke about a hot tin roof. Trying.
Basically this little bird is my BFF around the house all year long.
Crows harass hawks, but they specifically will harass Great Horned Owls - for hours on end, as this owl is a crow's most dangerous predator.
This bird shares the award for Longest Time Took to Figure Out What Bird Is Making that Call (the Woodcock was the other one).
The coloring of this sparrow varies greatly across North America, so learning it's song is also a good way to tell it apart from others.
"In a study of more than 300 Cooper’s Hawk skeletons, 23 percent showed old, healed-over fractures in the bones of the chest, especially of the furcula, or wishbone." most likely from flying quickly through vegetation to catch other birds. (from allaboutbird.org)
Is this the stoner bird? They say his song sounds like "I-ammmm-soooo-lay-zeeee"