Description: Rich brown overall with a reddish tail and pale underparts, a faint white eye ring and smudge spots on the throat and breast. The Hermit Thrush is most easily detected by its beautiful ethereal song.
Migratory Status: Summer residents of Rocky Mountain National Park.
Habitat: Live in spruce-fir and other coniferous forests with lots of understory and near streams to 12,000 feet.
Diet: Forage on the forest floor and eat mainly insects including beetles, caterpillars and flies.
Last updated: June 11, 2018