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Will jitter for bugs

In one of the few cleared spots in Weltz Park, this thrush (a Hermit thrush, I think) performed a modest dance: tapping its right foot, listening for some response, then making the occasional beak-strike. (Earlier post about a Hermit thrush.)

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Rust-colored recluse

Hopping around the dry brown leaves of the nature trail, this smallish bird looked something like a juvenile robin from a side glance. A better look shows that it’s probably a Hermit thrush (Catharus guttatus), with lighter coloring and a … Continue reading

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