Bird Life and Behavior

Q. Why are birds singing so early?

One of the biggest rewards of toughing out the winter in your year round home is first shot at getting prime nesting sites and the chance at getting extra nestings in each year. Warmer than normal conditions may play a small role in getting resident birds to start singing early but most natural processes in birds are triggered by day length. It may not be all that noticable to us yet but days are getting longer and birds know that means nesting season is fast approaching.

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