varied thrush


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Related to varied thrush: Swainson's thrush

varied thrush

n.
A large thrush (Ixoreus naevius) of western North America, having a bluish gray back, an orange breast and throat, and a black band across the breast.
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Deciduous forest habitats had three species with significant indicators only for this habitat type, including Swainson's Thrush (Catharus ustulatus), Tennessee Warbler (Oreothlypis peregrina), and Varied Thrush (Ixoreus naevius).
Mount Pisgah Arboretum: Find Golden-Crown Kinglet, Varied Thrush, Fox and Lincoln Sparrows, and Golden and White Crown Sparrows on winter walk.
Unusual sightings included a varied thrush, which is like a robin but more boldly patterned with orange -- spotted in a Bouquet Canyon pullout -- and a beautiful ferruginous raptor, along Highway 126 in Castaic.
The varied thrush is turning circles in the snow on a nearby rock.
Frank Knight, DEC environmental educator in Albany: Your visitor is a varied thrush (Ixoreus naevius).
I can distinguish a hermit thrush from a varied thrush by sight and by sound.