Comments for: Birding by ear is a learnable skill

Posted May 17, 2013, at 2:39 p.m.

I do much of my birding by ear. It is such an ingrained habit that I can’t shut it off. I automatically identify birds I hear in the background of movies and television shows. Surely you’ve noticed how often a red-tailed hawk screams during a western movie? Savannah sparrows sing …

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