Monday, April 25, 2011

Return of the Wood Thrush

One of the most melodious birds of the woods is back,
the wood thrush.
I heard him as I stepped outside today.
 A cousin of the robin, it is a secretive bird of deep forests,
but since the trees haven't leafed out yet,
I managed to snap his photo.

The wood thrush has one of the most beautiful songs of the forest, 
described as flute-like, melodious and haunting.
Here is a link to his song:

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