Ovenbird – 5/13/19

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 5/13/19

Observation Time: 10:00 a.m.

Observation Location: Moose Hill Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary

Common Name: Ovenbird

Scientific Name: Seiurus aurocapilla

Comments: This is one of the most common birds in the woods at Moose Hill. Learn to recognize its song, an insistent, piercing ‘tea-Cher, tea-Cher, tea-CHER, Tea-CHER, TEA-CHER’, and you will be able to find them.

Ovenbirds are warblers. Their name comes from the mounded nest they build on the ground, which resembles an oven.

More Information: All About Birds