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BirdNote: Birds That Whistle

Joanne Kamo

Many bird songs are rich and complex, difficult to remember, and nearly impossible to imitate.

Some species' songs, however, sound as if they could have been whistled by a human.

These simpler, pure-noted songs are some of the most familiar and easy to remember. These songs, including the "pee-a-wee" of this Eastern Wood-Pewee, are a great place to start building your knowledge of birding by ear!