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Bicknell's Thrush

Catharus bicknelli ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: TURDIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Vulnerable

Only recently considered a separate species from the Gray-cheeked Thrush, the Bicknell's Thrush has one of the most restricted breeding and wintering ranges of any North American bird.

Birds of North America Online
Big Day 2014

Calls

  • song
  • Courtesy of Macaulay Library
    © Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Complex song of burry flute-like notes, usually ending on a upslur. Nocturnal flight note a one-or two-note "whe-eer" dropping in pitch.

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