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Catharus fuscescens


Size: 7 inches
Overall Color: reddish brown and buffy and gray
Occurrence: deciduous woods along streams
Diet: insects, larvae, spiders, snails, worms, wild fruit
Nest: cup on or near ground
Field Identification: reddish brown above, white below, spotted on buffy throat
Season: summer

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: passeriformes
Family: 69 Turdidae (thrushes, bluebirds, solitaires,veery)
Genus: Catharus
Species: fuscescens

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