Monday, April 11, 2005

Backyard Hermit Thrush


Sunday morning I was delighted to see four HERMIT THRUSH foraging along the row of trees in our backyard. I spent a about an hour watching them and managed to digiscope a few images.

Hermit Thrush Species Account from Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Other birds in our backyard included DOWNY WOODPECKER, HAIRY WOODPECKER, AMERICAN GOLDFINCH, HOUSE FINCH, PINE SISKIN, RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH, AMERICAN ROBIN, NORTHERN CARDINAL, BLACK-CAPPED CHICKADEE, COMMON GRACKLE, CHIPPING SPARROW, HOUSE SPARROW, DARK-EYED JUNCO, MOURNING DOVE, GOLDEN-CROWNED KINGLET, AMERICAN CROW and BLUE JAY.

Hermit Thrush image © 2005 Michael Allen McDowell

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