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Veery - (Catharus fuscescens) 



  • Medium-sized thrush
  • Warm brown above, white below
  • Lightly spotted on neck and chest
  • 7" (18 cm.)


  • Deciduous forest

Additional Information

  • Common migrant, uncommon summer
    esident in southern WI
  • Declining population
  • Wisconsin species of special concern
  • Requires large expanse of forest,
         preferring moist forests
  • Song is a liquid downward spiral
  • Found in small numbers in KVR forests

Veery on the ground, posing for the camera

A veery on branch as seen from below

Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962

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