Ovenbird – 5/30/15

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 5/30/15

Observation Time: 1:00 p.m.

Observation Location: woods beyond Everett Street

Common Name: Ovenbird

Scientific Name: Seiurus aurocapilla

Comments: Ovenbirds are in the warbler family. Their insistent “teacher, teacher, teacher” call is one of the most commonly heard birdsongs in the woods around Sharon. They are called ovenbirds because their nests, which are built on the ground, resemble little ovens.

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