Bird Tweet of the Week: Common Yellowthroat

The Common Yellowthroat, known in French as Paruline masquée, has a fondness for damp, densely vegetated areas. If you have spent any time in wetlands this summer, you’ve likely heard the song of the Common Yellowthroat. 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 2, 2014.