Illinois Migratory Thrushes

Illinois has seven regularly occuring thrushes, five of which are long-distance migrants: Wood Thrush, Swainson’s Thrush, Grey-cheeked Thrush, Hermit Thrush, and Veery. American Robins and Eastern Bluebirds (also in the thrush family) are year-round residents or short-distance migrants. Wood Thrush One of the most common of the migratory thrushes, the Wood Thrush is easily identified

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