The Dawn Chorus

The sky starts lightening before 5am in Olympic National Park and the birds are there for it. First, it’s the Dark-eyed Junco, then the Pacific Wren, followed shortly by an American Robin. I’d like to sleep in. This is a vacation after all, but my recent obsession with learning to ID bird calls is getting the best of me. Plus there are a lot of birds in the Pacific Northwest that aren’t in California.

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