It is common to hear the song of the Black-throated Green Warbler in the spring and summer in the forests of eastern Canada. The males of this species uses different songs to woo their mate and express themselves as lovers and fighters as well as defend his territory during the breeding season.
Each week we introduce a new bird from the Ottawa-Gatineau area through our segment on CBC Radio’s In Town and Out. Alex MacDonald, Nature Canada’s Manager of Protected Areas, shares interesting facts about the birds that live in our communities. Be sure to tune-in to “Bird Tweet of the Week” on CBC Radio One 91.5 FM on Saturday mornings from 6am to 9am and listen to past episodes on our website.
This episode aired on Saturday August 16, 2014