There are three species of spot-breasted thrushes found in Washington. All three’the Veery, the Hermit Thrush, and the Swainson’s Thrush’have solid brownish upperparts (back, wings, and tail), light-colored bellies, whitish eye-rings, and varying degrees of spotting on their breasts. All are similar in shape to a robin, but smaller. Males and females appear similar in most species. Of the three Washington thrushes, the Veery has the palest flanks (gray) and is the most faintly spotted. The eye-ring is less distinct than that of the Swainson’s or Hermit Thrush.
First Sighting of Year
|Sunday, May 17, 2015||Damariscotta ME United States|
|Sunday, May 1, 2016||170€“252 Cross Point Rd Edgecomb ME United States|
|Sunday, April 16, 2017||2102 S 5Th St Port Bolivar TX United States|
|Tuesday, April 24, 2018||Boothbay Harbor ME United States|