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Identifying bird dialects is a challenge, but if you're up for it, there's a way.

Find Audubon Near You Visit your local Audubon center, join a chapter, or help save birds with your state program. Explore the Network Editor’s Note: There's a lot to look forward to in spring, including the welcomed hullabaloo of birdsong. The sheer volume of songs and calls can often feel overwhelming for birders, but these sounds offer both an opportunity and a challenge. Follow along with our birding-by-ear series to learn how to better ID birds through their vocalizations. To catch up, be sure to check out part 1 , part 2 , part 3 , part 4 , part 5 , part 6 , and part 8 . In part 7, Marissa Ortega-Welch, steadfast birder and former education manager at Golden Gate Audubon Society, dives into the complexities of bird “accents,” better known as song dialects. Identifying them is a challenge, but if you're up for it, there's a way. This is what you need to know to join t...

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