Also, all the mockingbirds were out, and chasing each other. (I don't know if the elephant bird was a mockingbird, but if so, wow.) Near the beginning of the walk, I called up the mockingbird songs page on allaboutbirds.org and played the sound file at one mockingbird. At times it seemed to be copying the recorded call and then elaborating on it. I don't know if it truly was or if I'm putting patterns where they don't belong, but it was still fun.
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