The Wood Thrush's double voice box

Today we have added a new species to Birdorable: the Wood Thrush.


The Wood Thrush is a medium-sized songbird in the thrush family. Related birds include the familiar American Robin as well as the Blackbird of Europe. Wood Thrushes breed across parts of eastern North America and winter across parts of Central America. The song of the Wood Thrush is very beautiful. Wood Thrushes have a double voice box, which allows them to sing a melodious harmony with themselves. This specialized voice box is called a syrinx. Some say that the song of the Wood Thrush is the most beautiful of all bird songs. What do you think?

If you can't get enough of this amazing songster, be sure to check out our selection of apparel and gifts featuring our cute cartoon Wood Thrush!


American Kestrel on September 5, 2013 at 6:32 PM wrote:
Cool! I love wood thrushes!!
American Kestrel on September 9, 2013 at 4:28 PM wrote:
Jays and Kestrels on September 10, 2013 at 7:51 PM wrote:
M on September 13, 2013 at 1:05 PM wrote:
Well done, Kestrel! : D How did you do it? Trickly water noises?
Jays and Kestrels on September 14, 2013 at 7:53 PM wrote:
thank you M!!!!! actually i just left out some cracked corn, which will attract northern cardinals, mourning doves, house sparrows, black-capped chickadees, and ovenbirds. :)
Jays and Kestrels on September 14, 2013 at 8:14 PM wrote:
sorry... I actually changed my name from american kestrel to jays and kestrels, sorry for the confusion!
M on September 18, 2013 at 10:16 AM wrote:
Excellent! I didn't know they liked corn!

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