Date: 6/28/17 5:50 pm From: Fran M <franmmmk...> [ILbirds] <ILbirds-noreply...> Subject: Re: IBET Unknown bird song/call
Tough one, Bob.
My choices are Baltimore Oriole, a species that has many individual variations; Carolina Wren, just do to the tonality; or an escaped pet bird.
Final vote: Baltimore Oriole - but not certain. The flute like sound and repetitive song has me leaning that way.
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> On Jun 28, 2017, at 6:28 PM, <BFisher928...> [ILbirds] <ILbirds-noreply...> wrote:
> From a birder on the Champaign Audubon birding listserv, comes this
> interesting recording. It was recorded in a backyard near downtown Urbana on June
> 18 by a friend of the birder.
> https://soundcloud.com/user-723431088/bird >
> Any thoughts on the species ID? Karen and I were struck by the very
> repetitive nature of the 'song'. Feel free to post your thoughts on IBET, or if
> you wish, send them to me back channel and I'll compile the responses.
> Bob Fisher
> Downers Grove
> Dupage county