They sing their heads off.

Australia’s magpies talk to one another. In LOUD voices.

A scientist studied the birds’ songs. Females sing louder than males. They are as loud as a lawnmower!

Read More: Magpies are found all over Australia. Dr. Amanda Ridley studies the way these birds talk to one another. She says females are louder and chattier than males. She adds that magpies can sing for up to 70 minutes at a time! Some people in Australia do not like the sound these big black-and-white birds make. Others say that the songs are beautiful. Have a grownup help you search the internet for magpie sounds. What do you think? Birds wake early in the morning and begin to chirp and sing. Psalm 96:1 reminds us, “Oh sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the Earth!”