The best way to start learning is to access songs online or purchase one of the many useful audio guides. While some guides offer sounds for every North American bird, one audio guide will actually walk you through the tricks of learning common New England bird songs. Walton and Lawson's Birding by Ear has all but become the standard for learning bird song and the smart title is now synonymous with the very act… birding by ear.
To learn more about bird song in the field join me every Wednesdays in May at Newton Hill Park in Worcester, MA for a lunch time “power bird watch”. We’ll meet at 12:15pm in front of the Blessed Sacrament Church at 551 Pleasant Street Worcester, MA 01602