Birds of Evergreen

A guide to the avifauna of the campus core, forest, and beach

Category

Turdidae

Family: Turdidae

American Robin

Order: Passeriformes Family: Turdidae Genus: Turdus Species: Turdus migratorius   The American Robin (T. migratorius) has been called America’s best-loved bird. The robin is known as a welcome harbinger of spring’s arrival to the northern states, and its clear, liquid… Continue Reading →

Varied Thrush

Order: Passeriformes Family: Turdidae Genus: Ixoreus Species: Ixoreus naevius Introduction The Varied Thrush (Ixoreus naevius) is a striking passerine that inhabits dense coniferous forests in Northwestern North America.  Within in the damp darkness of old-growth forests, their eerie whistle sings out in a long… Continue Reading →

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