Veery

(Catharus fuscescens)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

LC - Least Concern

 

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NatureServe

N5B - Secure Breeding

SNRB - Unranked Breeding

Minnesota

not listed

Occurrence

Uncommon migrant, well-represented breeder

Habitat

Deciduous and mixed forests and woodland with dense shrubbery and ferns

Size

6¾ to 7 in length

12 wingspan

 
Identification

 

 
Voice

The flutey voice identifies this as a thrush. The song is a flutey downward spiral.

 
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Nesting

 

 
Migration

Late April to late May and mid-August to late September

 
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Taxonomy

Order:

Passeriformes (perching birds)

 

Family:

Turdidae (thrushes, robins, chats, and wheatears)

 
Subordinate Taxa

Newfoundland Veery (Catharus fuscescens fuliginosus)

North-eastern Veery (Catharus fuscescens fuscescens)

Willow Thrush (Catharus fuscescens salicicola)

Veery (Catharus fuscescens subpallidus)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren
 
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Movie Guy's Channel
 
   
 
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Published on Apr 4, 2014

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  Veery Thrush
The Music of Nature
 
   
 
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Uploaded on Jun 1, 2010

I am pleased with this sweet video portrait of a Veery thrush. The song of the Veery is one of the most magical and exquisite in the bird world. It is an ethereal downward spiral of flutey notes with an echoing, ventriloquial quality. Frank Chapman, the author of "Bird Life" (1897), had this to say about it: "The Veery's mysterious voice vibrates through the air in pulsating circles of song, like the strains of an Aeolian harp." I couldn't agree more and I hope you like my video portrait!

© 2010 Lang Elliott
musicofnature.org

   
       
  Veery
WIld Bird Video Productions
 
   
 
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Uploaded on Nov 27, 2011

A veery thrush on territory in the Maine forest. © 2011 Garth McElroy

License at http://www.paya.com/videos/135227

   
       
  Veery 100 feet
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Published on Jun 24, 2013

This Veery was recorded from 100 feet away using the Wildtronics Parabolic Microphone. The only post processing on the audio was a low cut of 200Hz. Enhance your video productions with the Wildtronics Parabolic Microphone. Available as a Mono and a Mono + Stereo model. An accessory bar is available that can mount a camera and the microphone together onto a tripod.

   
       

 

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Veery Thrush
6/14/2019

Location: Ore Be Gone Minnesota

 
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