[CT Birds] Who am I?

Kathy Van Der Aue kvda at optonline.net
Fri Oct 30 22:53:50 EDT 2009

I think it is a very young Hermit Thrush.  We have been banding them these 
past two weeks and they seem unusually young for this time of year (late 
nesting due to cool, rainy weather?)  Yours has what appears to be the 
expected rufous coloration on the rump but, the tail, not so much.  The tail 
is very short though so it might not have come in fully yet. Hope it makes 

Kathy Van Der Aue, Southport, CT
kvda at optonline.net

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lynn Jones" <lynnjones11 at gmail.com>
To: "CT Birding" <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
Cc: <susan.hochgraf at yale.edu>
Sent: Friday, October 30, 2009 3:39 PM
Subject: [CT Birds] Who am I?

> 29 Oct 2009- West Haven
> We had a window strike here at work and this little thrush was the victim.
> Looking for some help with a positive ID.  Links below for photos. 
> Thanks,
> Lynn
> http://picasaweb.google.com/lynnjones11/BIRDS#
> Lynn Jones
> Stratford, CT
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