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White-throated Sparrow

The memorable song of the White-throated Sparrow, a bird of northern coniferous forests, is a series of clear, thin, tonal whistles, usually following the cadence implied by these phrases:"Old Peabody, Sam, Peabody, Peabody, Peabody", or else "My Canada, Sweet, Canada, Canada, Canada." The song is easily imitated by humans who are good whistlers. It is an unforgettable experience to hear White-throats whistling their tunes at dusk and dawn in the northwoods lake country wilderness.