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Family Turdidae: Trushes, Bluebirds bird information


This group includes our finest songsters. Birds of moderate size, stout build; as a rule, inhabitants of woodlands, but the robin and the bluebird are notable exceptions. Bills long and slender, suitable for worm diet. Only casual fruit-eaters. Slender, strong legs for running and hopping. True thrushes are grayish or olive-brown above; buff or whitish below, heavily streaked or spotted.


  • Bluebird

  • Robin

  • Alice's Thrush

  • Hermit Thrush

  • Olive-backed Thrush

  • Wilson's Thrush (Veery)

  • Wood Thrush