Bird Tweet of the Week: Red-Eyed Vireo

The song of the Red-Eyed Vireo has an intonation which makes it sound like a series of questions and answers.

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Red-Eyed Vireo. Photographed by Greg Lasley

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 10, 2013