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    Veery / Catharus fuscescens

    : Probably breeder late May-early Aug in moist second growth deciduous but no confirmed records. Hard to detect unless vocalizing, Sings and calls most frequently early morning and early evening.

    : mid-late May with from early May and to early Jun, and again mid Aug-mid Sep with a peak late Aug/early Sep and to late Sep, exceptionally to late Oct. Often silent and furtive in alder swales, moist second growth woodlands and places where migrants concentrate. Most frequently detected calling overhead on nights with active migration.

    Miscellany: Male Veery has one of the most beautiful bird songs. Listen here.

    Last Updated: June 6th, 2022