Veery

Catharus fuscescens

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Thrushes (Turdidae)

Code 4

VEER

Code 6

CATFUS

ITIS

HEAD

Veery Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Brown to brown-black.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Eyering
  • Crown Color: Red-brown
  • Forehead Color: Red-brown
  • Nape Color: Red-brown
  • Throat Color: Pale Buff
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Veery Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 18-19 cm (7-7.5 in)
  • Weight: 31 g (1.1 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: White and buff breast with dark spotting.
  • Upperparts: Red-brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Spotted or speckled

FLIGHT

Veery Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Relatively swift direct flight with somewhat hesitant motion on rapidly beating wings.
  • Wingspan Range: 28-29 cm (11-11.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Red-brown
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Pink
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X