Length: 7.75 - 8"
Habitat: Nests in mature deciduous or mixed forests and their edges. Prefers damp woodlands with tall trees and a moderate to dense, shrubby understory. Also found in wooded residential areas and parks.
Diet: Insects and their larvae; spiders; other invertebrates including earthworms, snails, and sowbugs. Fruits and berries when they become available.
© G. Verhague
(Credit: U. S. Geological Survey)
(Image credit: USGS)
Range in New England
The Wood Thrush is found breeding throughout New England.
This bird winters in Central America; however, it is found in scattered locations in some U. S. states during early winter.
Early Winter Map from eBird
Sightings of the Wood Thrush in the month of December over past 10 years (2009-2019)
Christmas Bird Count Map
Historical CBC Map from USGS