If you look at the birdwatchersdigest photo linked below and then the Irish (?) bird on the link that Peter posted, they seem pretty close. A bird's momentary plumpness doesn't necessarily mean much, except I guess for truth in advertising purposes. At 03:09 PM 5/22/2007, you wrote: >I agree with you, Rick. > >Well, there're pictures galore of hermit thrush at Google. >Here're some nice ones: > ><http://www.bootstrap-analysis.com/2006/10/hermit_thrush_a.html>http://www.bootstrap-analysis.com/2006/10/hermit_thrush_a.html > >http://www.birdwatchersdigest.com/site/backyard_birds/bird_id/hermit_bwd.aspx > ><http://www.birds.cornell.edu/bow/HERTHR/>http://www.birds.cornell.edu/bow/HERTHR/ > >http://rogcad.com/hermitthrush/index.htm#music > ><http://nationalzoo.si.edu/ConservationAndScience/MigratoryBirds/Featured_Birds/default.cfm?bird=Hermit%20Thrush>http://nationalzoo.si.edu/ConservationAndScience/MigratoryBirds/Featured_Birds/default.cfm?bird=Hermit%20Thrush > >http://www.wbu.com/chipperwoods/photos/hermthrush.htm > ><http://www.laspilitas.com/California_birds/Thrushes/Hermit_thrush/Hermit_thrush_in_your_garden.htm>http://www.laspilitas.com/California_birds/Thrushes/Hermit_thrush/Hermit_thrush_in_your_garden.htm > >http://www.rivernen.ca/bird_36.htm > >Regards, > >CR > > >Rickard A Parker <[log in to unmask]> wrote: >Peter Montgomery wrote: > > > Here's a hermit thrush: > > http://www.birdsireland.com/images/2006/october/hermit02.jpg > > > > Here's a couple of versions of its sound. I like the first one best. > > > > http://www.geocities.com/birdwatchernj/birdpages/thrush_hermit.htm > > >I'm a bit skeptical about the Hermit Thrush picture but it may be of >an immature bird. It is a bit plump, few or no spots on it's breast >and I haven't seen a picture of one with the black shoulder patch. >The tail color is right but the body color here is more brown than >slate. > >Regards, >Rick Parker > > > ><http://us.rd.yahoo.com/evt=49678/*http://smallbusiness.yahoo.com/domains/?p=BESTDEAL>Get >your own web address. >Have a HUGE year through Yahoo! Small Business.