Cool, dense, wooded swamps, dense bogs, northern lakes’ edges, and rivers surrounding willow and alder are favoured by the Northern Waterthrush. The bird can be establish in dense cover near streams, in marshes, and stagnant pools during the spring and fall migration.
A traditional thrush, the melodious blackbird is a ordinary sight in gardens, parks and woodlands across the UK. Blackbirds are especially fond of feeding on lawns and can be seen with their heads cocked to one side, listening for earthworms. They also feed on insects and berries – place out a few ancient apples or plant berry-producing bushes in the garden to pull towards you these delightful birds.
One of our most ordinary bird noises is the mournful cooing of the Grief Dove. This is one of our most ordinary species, frequently numerous in open country and along roadsides, from Southern Canada to central Mexico. With the opening of the forest, the European settlement of the continent possibly allowed this species to increase.