Townsend's Solitaire Identification

The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    This thrush is a medium-sized songbird with a long tail, a short bill, and a small rounded head relative to its body size. Their upright posture and long tail gives them a long and slender appearance.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Mountain Bluebird, smaller than an American Robin.

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    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 7.9-8.7 in (20-22 cm)
      • Weight: 1.1-1.2 oz (30-35 g)
      • Wingspan: 13.0-14.6 in (33-37 cm)