The Amazing Acadian Flycatcher

Deep in the deciduous woodlands of North America lives a very nondescript flycatcher, the Acadian Flycatcher, which is a member of the Empidonax flycatchers, all of which are drab and cryptic in appearance. The male likes a stream or creek nearby and spends most of his time in the dark understory of his woodland home. His simple song, heard … [Read more...]

Acadian Twilight Song

Sometimes when I browse my collection in search of a particular recording, I stumble upon another that I'd forgotten about, a jewel that I had somehow overlooked. And this is what happened today, while I was searching for a recording of a Northern Bobwhite for a project I'm working on. The "jewel" turned out not to be the bobwhite, but rather a … [Read more...]