We've recently added three members of the Thrush family to Birdorable: the Gray-cheeked Thrush, the Swainson's Thrush, and the Hermit Thrush. These three species, along with the related Wood Thrush and Veery, belong to a group of brown spotted thrushes that breed in North America... Read more »
The Gray-cheeked Thrush is a medium-sized songbird native to the Americas. Males and females look alike. The bird bander's alpha code for the Gray-cheeked Thrush is GCTH.
Gray-cheeked Thrushes breed across northern Canada and Alaska. Their migratory range covers much of the eastern USA and southeastern Canadian provinces. They winter in northern parts of South America.
Gray-cheeked Thrushes feed primarily on insects and berries. GCTHs have a very beautiful flute-like song.