Weekly Puzzler #116: Who Says Drink Your Tea

This week’s puzzler is a sound from an animal common to the US. Listen below: Do you know who makes this song?

If you know or want to give a guess, please do so using the comment box below. All of the correct answers will be entered in a drawing. Get your guess in by tomorrow and you can be entered in THIS drawing. I will pull one name on Monday–the first official day of SUMMER! You could be the next winner!

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  1. Rose Szabo June 18, 2016 at 9:18 pm #

    Drink your tea, is a tohwee, don’t know if I spelled that correctly, but it’s the first bird song I learned when I moved to the mountains. I hear & see them in my backyard all the time….

    • Sharon Mammoser June 19, 2016 at 7:58 am #

      Rose, thanks for taking time to write! I will enter your name in the drawing. Have a great day!

  2. Nanci Fletcher June 19, 2016 at 8:41 am #

    Rufus sided towhee

  3. Colleen Gilgenbach June 19, 2016 at 11:30 am #

    I thought it was a finch

  4. Claire June 19, 2016 at 12:41 pm #

    rufous-sided towhee

  5. Michael Mammoser June 24, 2016 at 2:26 pm #

    This is the voice of an Eastern Towhee. It used to be called the Rufous-sided Towhee, but ornithologists have recently split it into two different species – the Eastern Towhee in the east and the Spotted Towhee in the west.

    • Sharon Mammoser June 28, 2016 at 9:42 am #

      Michael, thanks for taking time to write. You are correct! I still sometimes forget about this new name and call it the Rufous-sided towhee.

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