|Woodland at Brownfield Bog/Major Gregory Sanborn WMA|
Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
Brownfield Bog, Maine, USA 43° 58' 06.0" N 70° 52' 48.6" W 19 June 2014
Song composed of strophes (shorter than Swainson's) of steady flute-like elements with slight wavering endings; each strophe starting at different frequencies. Singing at dusk from mixed, dense maple/oak/spruce forest.
Veery Catharus fuscescens
Brownfield Bog, Maine, USA 43° 58' 06.0" N 70° 52' 48.6" W 30 June 2014
Song composed of nasal or 'metallic' sounding fluting which rolls and decreases in frequency, c1.5 metres up in the understory of mixed deciduous woodland bordering wetlands.
|Spruce forest north of Nesowadnehunk, Baxter State Park|
Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
Baxter State Park, Maine, USA 46° 00' 37.4" N 69° 03' 46.0" W 25 June 2014
Song composed of strophes (longer than Hermit) of low flute-like elements spiralling into higher frequency whistles. Singing from old-growth spruce forest.