Photo Credits: Kelly Colgan Azar

Photo Credits: Kelly Colgan Azar

Swainson's Thrush (Catharus ustulatus)

STATUS: Native, Migratory, Least Concern

DESCRIPTION: Their wingspan is 11.4-12.2 in. and they weigh 0.8-1.6 oz.

HABITAT: Swainson’s Thrushes live in coniferous forests near streams.

DIET: Their diet consists of insects and berries.

NOTES: Swainson’s Thrushes sing a musical, reedy song that increases in pitch. They are protected on the US Migratory Bird list.

FREQUENCY: Fair