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Gray-cheeked Thrush

Catharus minimus ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: TURDIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

Of all the American spotted thrushes, the Gray-cheeked has the most northern breeding range. Consequently this shy skulker of the underbrush is not well known and is rather infrequently seen.

Calls

  • Song and call
     
  • Courtesy of Macaulay Library
    © Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

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

Search the Macaulay Library online archive for more sounds and videos

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