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Veery
(Catharus fuscescens)

    
        
 

Veery Information     
                       
Length: 6.5 - 7.5"

Habitat: Nests in damp deciduous or mixed woodlands with dense understory; wooded swamps and lowlands; damp ravines.
 
Diet: Insects and their larvae;

Veery
Photo © Mike Danzenbaker
spiders; other invertebrates, Click to enlarge
including snails, earthworms, and sowbugs.
In the fall: fruits and
berries, such as blackberries,
spicebush berries, grapes, wild cherries, and dogwood berries.
 
 
Identification tips for the Veery
 
 
Range Map:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
           Veery Breeding Map USGS  
     
   Breeding Map         
 
 
Additional Information:
 
Birds in Forested Landscapes
Illustration of Veery, distribution, breeding habitat, conservation status, description, vocalizations, foraging strategy, behavior and displays, courtship, nesting, and diet of this bird.
 
     
   

 

 


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