Ovenbird – 5/13/19
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 5/13/19
Observation Time: 10:00 a.m.
Observation Location: Moose Hill Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary
Common Name: Ovenbird
Scientific Name: Seiurus aurocapilla
Comments: This is one of the most common birds in the woods at Moose Hill. Learn to recognize its song, an insistent, piercing ‘tea-Cher, tea-Cher, tea-CHER, Tea-CHER, TEA-CHER’, and you will be able to find them.
Ovenbirds are warblers. Their name comes from the mounded nest they build on the ground, which resembles an oven.
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