That is indeed a Magnolia Warbler singing its typical, "wee-da, wee-da,
We also get them singing, "wee-da, wee-da, wit-choo!" And they offer up
a raspy call note as well.
Nice recording! And that's a fine Spruce Grouse shot.
> *Subject: Hooded Warbler, Moose Bog*
> From: "Sina M." <sinabirding AT GMAIL.COM>
> Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2011 15:46:00 -0400
> My wife and I along with Jim McCoy visited Moose Bog in Ferdinand last
> Saturday (June 18) afternoon to look for some boreal species. To our
> surprise, we heard a Hooded Warbler at around 1:45pm from the main
> path off of S. America Pond Rd. The bird was fairly deep in on the bog
> (S/SW) side. I managed to get one recording of the song:
> The other highlight was a Spruce Grouse, flushed near the bog:
> Apologies for the delayed report. My web access had been limited until today.
> Sina Mohammadi
> Cambridge, MA
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