Hermit Thrush by Lee Karney USFWS
Hermit Thrush by Lee Karney USFWS
Lupine Fest

Springtime Sounds

Did you hear that?

The springtime soundscape of the Pine Bush is a chorus of calls, croaks, chirps and more. Meet the members of nature’s orchestra below by listening to the sounds each bird, amphibian, insect and mammal makes. 




Next time you take a springtime stroll through the Pine Bush, keep your ears open and see which animals you can recognize by their sound!

Animal Calls

Click here to hear the sounds of animals that live in the Pine Bush.


Apps that help with identification

One of the world’s most popular nature apps, iNaturalist helps you identify the plants and animals around you. iNaturalist is a joint initiative by the California Academy of Sciences and the National Geographic Society.


Spring & Summer in 22 seconds!

In this animation, eight common species of frogs (including a toad!) give their calls through the season. Wood frog, boreal chorus frog, spring peeper, northern leopard frog, American toad, Gray treefrog, green frog, and bullfrog. See if you can identify each.