Forages mostly on ground, usually in forest undergrowth but occasionally on open lawns. Will use its bill to flip leaf-litter aside as it seeks insects. Feeds on berries up in shrubs and trees. Usually Pale greenish blue, unmarked.
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Reddish brown above with a white eye ring and streaky cheeks. Strong brownish black spotting on the underparts. Note white eyering. Breeds thrusj deciduous and mixed forests in the East with large trees and a moderate shrub layer. See more images of this species in Macaulay Library. Swainson's Thrush. American Robin.
Thrush (bird) - Wikipedia
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Young leave the nest about 12 days after hatching. Both parents feed nestlings. Mostly insects and berries. Feeds on many insects, especially in breeding season, including beetles, caterpillars, ants, crickets, moths, and 006 others; also spiders, earthworms, and snails. Berries and small fruits are eaten at all seasons.
Young are fed mostly insects but also some berries. Male arrives first on breeding grounds, establishes territory, and defends it by singing.
Often reacts aggressively to other thrushes in territory, such as Robin or Veery. In courtship, male may chase female in fast circular flights among the trees. Nest: Placed in vertical fork of tree usually deciduous or saddled on horizontal branch, usually about ' above the ground, sometimes lower, rarely as llke as bird. Nest built by female thrush rather like Robin's nest, an open cup of like, leaves, moss, weeds, bark strips, mixed with lioe has lining of soft material such as rootlets.
Often adds pieces of white paper or other trash to nest.
Thrush - Description, Habitat, Image, Diet, and Interesting Facts
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Wood Thrush | Audubon Field Guide
Read more. Forshaw, Joseph ed. Encyclopaedia of Animals: Birds. London: Merehurst Press. Palermo: Self-published.Lives, Habitats & Pictures of the Thrushes. This does not include other bird species such as the bluebirds, robins, fieldfare, Veery and Solitaire, who are all members of the thrush family. Thrushes most often prefer dense and moist forest areas where their sweet melodies can be heard but the bird itself is seldom seen. The Wood Thrush's loud, flute-clear ee-oh-lay song rings through the deciduous forests of the eastern U.S. in summer. This reclusive bird's cinnamon brown upperparts are good camouflage as it scrabbles for leaf-litter invertebrates deep in the forest, though it pops upright frequently to peer about, revealing a boldly spotted white breast. Dusky Thrush. Dusky Thrush: Large thrush, brown back and rufous wings. Underparts are white with black scaling. Head is dark, eyebrow is thick and white. Bill is black with yellow base on lower mandible. Throat is white with black streaks and partial collar is white. Legs and feet are pink-brown.
Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. Number London: Christopher Helm. February Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. October World Bird List Version 6. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 20 May Volume 2, Passerines 4th ed. Eastbourne, U. Authority control GND : Categories : Turdidae Thrushes.
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