Singing Male Marsh Wren

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For me, male Marsh Wrens in springtime epitomize the word “frenzied” as they flit from cattail to cattail defending nesting territory, attracting and mating with multiple females and building many “dummy” nests. And their singing is almost constant. [...]

Avocet Mating Rituals

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Mating behaviors of American Avocets are complex, ritualized, predictable and quite fascinating. [...]