Swainson's Thrush

Catharus ustulatus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Thrushes (Turdidae)

Code 4

SWTH

Code 6

CATUST

ITIS

HEAD

Swainson's Thrush Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Hazel in fledglings and dark brown in adults.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Eyering, Malar or malar stripe
  • Crown Color: Olive-brown or olive-gray.
  • Forehead Color: Olive-brown or olive-gray.
  • Nape Color: Olive-brown or olive-gray.
  • Throat Color: Buff with brown spotting.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Swainson's Thrush Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 15-18 cm (6-7 in)
  • Weight: 31 g (1.1 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown
  • Underparts: White and buff breast with brown spotting.
  • Upperparts: Olive-brown or olive-gray.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Spotted or speckled

FLIGHT

Swainson's Thrush Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Relatively swift direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 28-30 cm (11-12 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Forked Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Olive-brown or olive-gray.
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Pink-gray
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