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bird, common name for members of the Turdidae, a large family of birds found in most parts of the world and noted for their beautiful song. The majority are modestly colored, with spotted underparts, in either the young or the adult stage, although some have bright
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Veery (Catharus fuscescens), a woodland thrush (Turdidae), were studied at the Alma College Ecological Station, in Vestaburg, Michigan (43 23 26.
Like the song of Keats's Nightingale, the music of my Veery flees, or I simply fall back to sleep.
The following nine species were present in the unburned site, yet were absent in the burned site: Black-and-white Warbler, Eastern Phoebe, Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Eastern Towhee, Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis), Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedroruta), and Veery (Catharus fuscescens).
Wood Thrush and Veery were recorded from all transects and their numbers comprised >5% and >1% of the total, respectively.
Among the many species named for their vocalizations are the boobook owl, chachalaca, chickadee, chiffchaff, chowchilla, curlew, dickcissel, hoopoe, kiskadee, pauraque, pipit, towhee, veery, whip-poor-will, willet, and wompoo pigeon.
A VEERY - a miniature North American Thrush seen in Britain only five times - has found its way to the remote Scottish island of North Ronaldsay.
The chorus of peepers down at the small pond, the plaintive veery in the ash tree, this sagging porch where she'd sat over many extinct summers.
And if you only hear one winter wren or veery in descending ripple through the dusk, it's worth sore feet.
Host species tested for Anaplasma phagocytophiluum reservoir competence, southeastern New York, USA, 2008-2010 * Host species Common name Mammals Blarina brevicauda Northern short-tailed shrew Didelphis virginiana Virginia opossum Glaucomys volans Southern flying squirrel Mephitis mephitis Striped skunk Peromyscus leucopus White-footed mouse Procyon lotor Raccoon Sciurus carolinensis Eastern gray squirrel Sorex cinereus Masked shrew Tamias striatus Eastern chipmunk Tamiasciurus hudsonicus Eastern red squirrel Birds Catharus fuscescens Veery Dumetella carolinensis Gray catbird Hylocichla mustelina Wood thrush Turdus migratorius American robin No.
Explorations in Home Range and Foraging Area in Veery (Catharus fuscescens).
Small forest patches may also act as sinks for birds, such as Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla), Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina), Veery (Catharus fuscescens), and Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus), in a metapopulation context (Nol et al.
A TINY American songbird survivedagainst all theoddsafter it was blown thousands of miles off course across the Atlantic And birdwatchers on the Shetlands were delighted when they found the rare veery - atype of small thrush -exhausted but safe after its epic journey.