Hi Any possibilty of a ruby crowned kinglet? Sue W Sent from my iPod On Apr 29, 2010, at 11:48 AM, Roy Pilcher <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > I first heard the song at Aitken State Forest on 2010-04-22 and then > again > today on 2010-04-29 also at Aitken State Forest but approximately > half a > mile separation. > From the "heft" of the song, it would suggest a warbler size bird. > The song was intermittent. > The song seemed "hurried" almost "explosive". > > Bird was up slope when heard on 2010-04-22 in what appeared to be pure > deciduous woods. Today, 2010-04-29, the song came from a small > stand of tall > spruce/fir, [my tree ID is lacking] and high up. > Song is a trill fallowed by a chu chu chu. Most times there are > three chu > chu chu's but occasionally two or four. > Caution! I may not be hearing the full song as I have lost and am > losing > the higher frequency sounds. > If I get some leads I can check with the Cornell site, but > hopefully there > will be the opportunity for a some additional ears! > Thanks in anticipation. > > Cheers, > Roy Pilcher > The Gables at East Mountain, Rutland, Vermont > > Speaking the same language.