Can you guess what this is? Plus last week's answer and winner!
November 22, 2021
Monday Nature Mystery
We are pleased to announce the winner of our Monday Nature Mystery, Jody Marshall! Please email us your snail mail address and preference for a hat or tote bag to: [email protected] (mailto:[email protected]?subject=Monday%20Nature%20Mystery%20Winner!)
Congratulations to Jody for correctly identifying the call of the Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius)! A winter visitor to our area, their distinct drumming and mewing calls can often be heard in and around parks and neighborhoods. They will occasionally visit suet feeders during inclement weather. To learn more about them, visit our good friends at All About Birds ([link removed]) .
Last Week's mystery: Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius), click here ([link removed]) to listen. Photo: Johannes Plenio
Each Monday we’ll post a new photo and identify the previous week’s winner. They’ll receive an ASNV hat or tote bag.
Here's this week's mystery:
Be sure to post your answer on our Facebook page @AudubonVA ([link removed]) under the Monday Mystery post...do not reply to this email with your guess!
Please remember to write the common name, being mindful of hyphens, uppercase and lowercase letters and always include the Latin name in parentheses. To learn more about bird names click here ([link removed]) .
Photo: Drew Heath, CC BY-SA 4.0 ([link removed]) , via Wikimedia Commons
Do you know whose nest this is? Post your guess (please list both common name and Latin name) on our Facebook page @AudubonVA ([link removed]) under Monday Nature Mystery.
-Audubon Society of Northern Virginia
Please note that all entries are date and time-stamped. We review each correct answer to see who commented first. If someone 'likes' your comment, it would move it up on the list, making it look like the first post. Winners are limited to one prize every 90 days.
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