Keep you eyes open for them as they migrate down south to winter in central and southern Brazil in September. The Veery is a smaller thrush with a tawny brown back, and a buff-colored belly with reddish brown spots on the throat. They can fly up to 160 miles in one night, at altitudes above 1.2 miles. They like to feed on bugs and berries they usually find on the ground.
They have a breezy, downward-spiraling, flute-like song, often given from a low and concealed perch. The most common call is a harsh, descending vee-er, which gave the bird its name. Watch the video at: http://youtu.be/cK1gaTqBRRk
Photo from Wikimedia Commons: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Catharus_fuscescens_CT.jpg
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