Medium-sized thrush with a round head and a short, straight bill. Olive-brown above with a distinct buffy eyering. White underparts with brownish spotting on the throat and breast.© terence zahner | Macaulay LibraryNew York, September 27, 2016
Individuals breeding in the Pacific states (often called the “Russet-backed” Thrush) are rustier above, with thinner, paler eyerings and medium-brown chest spotting.© Adam Jackson | Macaulay LibraryCalifornia, May 13, 2018
Note strong buffy eyering and lores, creating "spectacled" look, as well as buffy wash on breast.© Benjamin Clock | Macaulay LibraryNew York, October 11, 2011
Individuals breeding in the eastern and northern parts of North America (often called “Olive-backed Thrush”) are more olive-brown above with darker spotting on the breast.© Shawn Billerman | Macaulay LibraryWyoming, May 14, 2016
Medium-sized thrush with a round head. Olive-brown above with a distinct buffy eyering and brownish spotting on the throat and breast.© Adam Dudley | Macaulay LibraryNevada, June 01, 2017
Breeds primarily in evergreen forests except in California where it also uses deciduous forests near streams.© Kendall Van Zanten | Macaulay LibraryWashington, June 19, 2017
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