BELINDA GROVER PHOTOGRAPHY

STOPS ALONG THE WAY

WHAT’S IN A NAME

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An attractive little bird, it landed close by and remained long enough for me to photograph it. This was taken in early spring, and it’s a migrant species. I believe it’s a phoebe, but please correct me if I’ve got it wrong.

21 thoughts on “WHAT’S IN A NAME

  1. Lovely capture, Belinda. Wow, glad I caught this one after it was identified as a Swainson’s Thrush. Exciting discovery!

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  2. I like it when the birds stay long enough to get their picture taken. This one is a real cutie.

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  3. I had to take down our bird feeder. Too many squirrels and chipmunks and mice and what not. I am going to miss the birds. (And this from someone who didn’t much care for birds until he put up the feeder!)

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  4. How exciting to see and photograph this cutie. I too think it’s a Thrush.

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  5. Lovely thrush photo, Belinda, so serene.

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  6. Beautiful capture of the bird, friend!

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  7. What a soft, gentle photo. It looks like a thrush to me…maybe a hermit thrush.

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  8. Such a delicate bird with subtle colouring.

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  9. Hi Belinda I believe that it is a Swainson’s Thrush (Catharus ustulatus) A very rare vagrant to the UK though I have been lucky to see the very similar Grey Cheeked Thrush. Great shot btw.

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