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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Kelly Oliven from Palos Park recalls a similar experience when a varied thrush discovered her feeder in January 2018.
I didn't attempt to see Kelly's varied thrush. At the time, a mad dash to Palos didn't fit my schedule.
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.
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.
Richard is the kind of person who each March writes down the exact date that varied thrushes return.
Also in January, birders beat a trail to Palos Park for a varied thrush in the yard of a birder-friendly homeowner.
A long, buzzy whistle in a single pitch means you have heard a varied thrush. After a pause of only a second or two, it will sing its haunting whistle again, this time on a different pitch.
In spring, the flowers are blooming and the grass is greening, and in the evenings robins and varied thrushes warble incessantly as the sun sets.
You can hear varied thrushes' haunting calls in downtown Eugene," he said.