Hermit Thrush

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Hermit Thrush
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Turdidae
Genus: Catharus
Species: C. guttatus
Binomial name
Catharus guttatus
Pallas, 1811

Hermit thrush (Catharus guttatus) is a common bird that is found in Canada, the United States and Mexico. The size of one is 15 to 17 cm. It has a brown head. It is closely related to the Mexican Russet Nightingale-thrush. They are mainly brown and have a reddish tail. Underneath they are white with some dark spots. They have pink legs. The hermit thrush is the state bird of Vermont.

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