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What’s The Buzz?

NestWatcher Lee Pauser submitted two videos along with an observation that his Northern Flicker nestlings sounded very buzzy, almost like a bee hive. In our recent blog post, we explore how Northern Flicker nestlings might be able to scare off predators by mimicking bees. Listen in on the nest box and decide for yourself if these little flickers are scary—or just noisy! Read the blog post here.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology