Hearing So Many Wrens Is Reminding Me Of The Mountains Growing Up

I don’t know why but I keep hearing and noticing wrens around here this summer. Maybe they were common before and I just didn’t really notice them. I’m also noticing that I’m hearing a lot of cat birds singing which I don’t remember noticing as much before.

The wrens though hare reminding me of going to Bonner’s with my grandparents. I spent many a warm or hot summer day outside playing there growing up and I don’t remember hearing many birds singing. I do remember hearing the wrens though.

The afternoons up there were mostly quite wildlife wise. Before quads became popular it was just very quiet. I really learned to appreciate and enjoy the peacefulness of silence.

Come late in the afternoon you’d hear more birds and the occasional chipmunk making its sounds. Evening would bring out whip poor wills and bob whites.