Gracing humanity with their melodious symphonic sounds, North American songbirds call attention to the advent of springtime.
Many species of songbirds fly northward from faraway lands imbued with migratory passion.
This predictable migratory event is fueled by their desire to find plentiful food supplies, suitable mates, and ideal nesting places for female birds to lay their eggs and tend to offspring.
According to Wikipedia, there are approximately 4,000 species of songbirds worldwide, with evidence suggesting they evolved over 50 million years ago.
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