Photo Credits: Alan Schmierer

Photo Credits: Alan Schmierer

Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)

STATUS: Native, Least Concern, Migratory

DESCRIPTION: Their wingspan is 9.8-11.4 in. and they weigh 0.8-1.3 oz.

HABITAT: Hermit Thrushes live in open wooded areas.

DIET: They eat insects, berries, arachnids, and some amphibians.

NOTES: Hermit Thrushes sing “oh, holy holy, a, purity, purity, eh, sweetly, sweetly.” They are protected on the US Migratory Bird list.

FREQUENCY: Common