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Biology Of Thrushes, Species Of Thrushes, Thrushes And People, Status Of North American Thrushes

Thrushes are a diverse group of about 305 species of common, medium-sized, perching, song birds ranging from 4.5-13 in (11-33 cm) in body length in the family Turdidae. Thrushes occur world-wide in a wide range of habitats, but mostly in forests.

Some species of thrushes are common in parks and gardens containing shrubs and trees not intensively treated with insecticides. Examples of these familiar species of thrushes include robins, bluebirds, and the European song thrush and blackbird.

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