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Swainson's Thrush
  Catharus ustulatus

* Flute-like song spiraling upward. The only woodland thrush whose song rises in pitch.

* Prefers coniferous forests, but can be found in riparian habitats such as the dense dogwoods and cottonwoods deep in Corner Canyon.

* Forages near ground, occasionally flycatches and follows ant swarms. Fruits are important during migration.

  Photo by Greg Gillson, The Bird Guide, Inc. Photo can be viewed at http://thebirdguide.com/digiscoping/photos/swainsons_thrush.htm    

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