The Palm Warbler was originally described as a species living in the Caribbean, where there’s no shortage of palm trees. But the Palm Warbler actually nests in the bogs and wetlands of Canada’s evergreen-dominated forests east of the Rockies.
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 May 17, 2014.