Date: 4/11/17 8:29 am
From: Debra Grim <dsgrim02...>
Subject: Re: Bird call?
Carolina Wren, or Northern Cardinal?

On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 11:21 AM, Cindy Alley <alleycomm...> wrote:

> I went for a delightful walk today through Thompson Woods and back up
> through city streets surrounded by bird calls. There was one in the woods I
> was sure I should know but could not place. I had not brought binoculars
> (yes I know that was dumb) and never spotted him. But the call was two very
> clear notes that sounded like “hurry-gurdy-gurdy-gurdy” if you say it about
> as fast as you can clearly pronounce the syllables and as though you were
> making it into a question (second syllable higher than the first). Almost
> always with three “gurdies” but occasionally only one, and a slight
> emphasis on the first note. I am not sure which bird to even start with to
> listen to sounds to see if that was it. But I am almost sure if I figure it
> out I will say, “Oh, of course!” so my challenge is – can anyone help me?
> -Cindy Alley

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