Catharus ustulatus (Nuttall, 1840)
Family: Passeriformes > Turdidae
This small thrush is a shy denizen of montane fir forest, and is found across much of North America, wintering in Central America and south to Peru.
Swainson's Thrush is only very rarely encountered in Britain & Ireland, mostly in late autumn (from September to the first half of October).
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Status and Trends
Population size and trends and patterns of distribution based on BTO surveys and atlases with data collected by BTO volunteers.
Swainson's Thrush is a very rare vagrant, with a handful of records in autumn.
Information about movement and migration based on online bird portals (e.g. BirdTrack), Ringing schemes and tracking studies.
Lifecycle and body size information about Swainson's Thrush, including statistics on nesting, eggs and lifespan based on BTO ringing and nest recording data.
Sample sizes are too small to report Productivity and Nesting statistics for this species.
Sample sizes are too small to report Biometrics for this species.
Feather measurements and photos on featherbase
|Field Codes||5-letter code: SWATH | Euring: 11770|
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