This One’s for the Birds

Think spring, listen to this male White-crowned Sparrow sing!

This and many other audio, video and images of the over 700 species of birds of the U.S. (including Hawaii) and Canada are available in our new subscription database: The Birds of North America Online The original comprehensive printed collection, which consisted of 18 volumes (18,000 pages), was the product of 10 years of collaborative effort between the American Ornithologists Union, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and the Academy of Natural Sciences.

whitecrownedsparrowWhite-crowned Sparrow |Zonotrichia leucophrys | Order PASSERIFORMES – Family EMBERIZIDAE. White-crowned Sparrow, Keene State WMA. Keene NH. Oct 2008. Retrieved from:

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