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Documentation of Varied Thrush

Observer Information

Reporter:  Karen Martin 
Other Observers:  Judy Carrier; Yes

Species, Date, Time and Location Information

Species:  Varied Thrush
First Date/Time:  12/10/2012
Last Date/Time:  12/10/2012
Duration (total time in view):  Still here
County:  Jefferson
Specific Location:  Latitude 39.41767076 Longitude -105.19295684
Number:  1
Age:  Unknown
Sex:  Male
Plumage:  Other/Unknown

Habitat

Transition zone forest above riparian habitat

Viewing Conditions

Optics:  Naked eye and nikon monarch binos.
Distance:  10 to 15 feet
Light:  Bright sunlight

Description of the Bird

Adult male Varied thrush, Robin sized.
Orange throat, with a black breast band. Orange eyebrows. Longish curved bill.
Behaviors: Eating on my flat tray bird feeder. (millet I think) Non-aggressive to other birds that came to the feeder. (black capped chickadees, juncos) Shy to neighbors movements. Flew to pine trees but then came back to the feeder.
Call: No song heard
Plumage: adult

Similar Species Discussion

Certain is Varied Thrush

Resources Used

Sibley and National Geographic field guides to Western birds

Previous Experience

First siting

Notes

Notes made DURING observation

Additional Information

Comments:
Time: 0930 hrs
Elevation: 6250 ft.
Other Dates: Possibly yesterday
Nearest Town: Longview, near conifer
Independent Observers: Yes

Materials Available

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Date Documentation Submitted

12/14/2012 8:56:00 AM

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