Geographic variation of the Veery

Veery (Catharus fuscescens) Science Article 3


the course of identifying Ohio Veeries the writer recently discovered further evidence supporting the suspicions of Howe (Auk, 17: 20, 1900) and Bangs (Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 70: 331, 1930) that the form described by Ridgway from Fort Garland, Colorado, as Hylocichla fuscescen salicicola, commonly called the Willow Thrush, might eventually be found to have an unbroken range across the continent, occupying in the east a position north of the range of the well-known Wilson’s Thrush, Hylocichla f. fuscescens.

JOHN W. ALDRICH, Auk, Vol. 56

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