[Tweeters] bird call ID help
stevechampton at gmail.com
Fri Jun 18 08:30:17 PDT 2021
There's a good collection of alternative partial pewee calls here:
On Fri, Jun 18, 2021 at 7:57 AM Emily Birchman <stollea at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Tweeters,
> I can hear this bird singing outside my home in Kenmore this morning and I
> know I've heard it before but I can't pinpoint an ID. At first I thought
> Willow Flycatcher - I knew that wasn't right, but it's a 2-syllable call
> and reminded me of the Willow's "Fitz-bew". It's much more whistly than
> buzzy like a Willow though.
> So then I checked western wood-pewee, and it sounds like the second half
> of the wood-pewee's song, without the first part at all.
> It's basically sort of like a fitz-bew but whistled instead of buzzy.
> Thoughts? I've checked multiple flycatchers and nothing sounds quite like
> it in the recordings I'm listening to online! It's definitely moving around
> a lot - I have not seen it but the call is very loud (loud enough to hear
> with the windows closed) and periodically moves to different locations.
> Thanks for any tips you might have :)
> Emily Birchman
> Kenmore WA
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