Introduction to California Bird Talk
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We're surrounded by the songs of birds. Learning how to listen to these songs is the goal of California Bird Talk.

Bird songs included here include: northern mockingbird, redwinged blackbird, belted kingfisher, American robin, pileated woodpecker, brown-headed cowbird.

The bird songs used in this introduction were recorded by Chris Tenney or me or can be found on the CD collection Bird Songs of California produced by the Cornell Ornithology Lab.

I slowed the cowbird's song down by 4 times using Bias Peak.