- Elanoides forficatus
- Birds of Prey
The Swainson's Thrush is a medium-sized songbird native to the Americas. Males and females look alike; eastern birds tend to be olive-brown, while western birds show more red in their plumage.
Their breeding grounds includes much of Canada and parts of the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Their winter grounds are parts of Central America into western parts of South America.
The Swainson's Thrush feeds primarily on insects and berries. They have a beautiful flute-like song which consists of rising notes.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 21 February 2011|
|Scientific Name||Catharus ustulatus|
|Birdorable Family||Thrushes & Mimids|
(as of 27 March 2017)
|Range||North America Central America Caribbean South America United States (West) United States (East)|