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Hermit Thrush

Catharus guttatus

Description:

The name implies that the bird is hidden. But not these. Seen so many out in the open since their arrival. Similar to the Swainson's Thrush, these birds have a reddish tail, even eye ring and buffy flanks. The have a reddish brown back and spots from chin to belly, fading. Migratory, where they replace the Swainson's Thrush for the winter.

Habitat:

Under bushes, and dense trees.

Notes:

This one landed in right in front of me about 10ft, and in the same tree as a Ruby-crowned Kinglet.

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1 Comment

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

thnx jellis.

Jellis
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Jellis

Fremont, California, USA

Spotted on Oct 9, 2013
Submitted on Oct 12, 2013

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