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Veery

Catharus fuscescens
Veery

Range

They breed in British Columbia across Canada to Newfoundland, and south to Pennsylvania, North Dakota, Colorado, and Oregon and south in Appalachian and Rocky Mountains. They winter in South America.

Habitat

They live in deciduous forests with lots of brush.

Body Traits

They are smaller than a robin, rusty-brown above, lighter below with rusty spotting on their breast. They have dark eyes.

Habits

They are strong singers.

Diet

They eat insects on the ground and fruits.

Reproduction

They build a cup-shaped nest of dead leaves and wet plant material to hold it together on the ground or in a low tree. Females lay 1 – 5 pale green-blue, only eggs.

Veery

Classification

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Turdidae
Genus:  Catharus
Species: C. fuscescens

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