Like other migratory Catharus species, juvenile Swainson’s Thrushes (Catharus ustulatus swainsoni) molt into a ‘First Basic’ plumage at the end of their […]
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Alexander Wilson the ornithologist was born 250 years ago today.
Leaning up against the wall next to my office door at the Academy of Natural Sciences (ANSP), is an extremely […]
Taxonomic origins of the Veery and Hermit Thrush
The publication history of the songbird genus now known as Catharus began, as did so many other American birds, with the English naturalist Mark […]