Listening to a Continent Sing

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The Ozarks: Hawn State Park, St. Genevieve, Missouri

May 29, 5:21 a.m.

Sunrise at 5:42 a.m.

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Eight songs from a pine warbler during the dawn chorus. How instructive, as he chips between songs, just as a good Setophaga warbler should, and he sings with nice variety, too, offering three different songs in this short selection.

Listen carefully and you'll hear the following sequence of songs: A B C A B C B C.


Chipping sparrow in dawn song, red-eyed vireo, yellow-breasted chat


Photo by Wil Hershberger