TITLE

Thrush (birds)

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Thrush, the common name for a family of perching songbirds. Members of this family are found in almost all regions of the world. The family includes some of the world's most highly regarded songbirds, such as the nightingale and wood thrush. There are more than 300 species, divided into various groups, including the typical thrushes, bluebirds, solitaires, chat thrushes, and forest thrushes. In general, thrushes are dull-colored with spotted breasts; some species, such as the American robin and the bluebird, have bright plumage.
ACCESSION #
37310228

 

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