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Hermit Thrush -
(Catharus guttatus)
 

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Identification

  • Medium-sized thrush
  • Brown above with reddish brown tail
    white below with dark spots on breast
  • 6-7" (14-18 cm.)

Habitat

  • Forests

Additional Information

  • Fairly common migrant, fairly common
    resident northern WI
  • Camouflaged but attracts attention
         with its habit of raising tail quickly
         and slowly lowering it
  • Flicks wings
  • Known for its ethereal flutelike song
  • Sings occasionally during spring migration

Hermit Thrush on a shrub with berries

Hermit Thrush showing speckled dots on breast 

 

Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962
kickapoo.reserve@krm.state.wi.us

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