Season’s tweetings: Birders flock to Montezuma Audubon’s Christmas bird count

Two great horned owls court by the light of the moon and the stars, hooting and wooing from dusk until dawn. A male and a female, they finish this lovers' talk between 6 and 7 a.m. Monday — just in time for some volunteers to hear and identify them for the National Audubon Society's Christmas Bird Count.

Five bundled birders crunch through the snow at the Montezuma Audubon Center in Savannah, pausing now and then to hear the lower notes of the male and the higher-pitched response from the female.

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