Swainson's Thrush
Catharus ustulatus
The Swainson's Thrush (Catharus ustulatus) nests across parts on the montane west as well as much of Canada. It is a common migrant in other areas. The first 2 shots on this page show a Swainson's Thrush in Big Bend National Park, Brewster Co., Texas, in May, 2010. These shots were taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and EF 300mm F/4 L IS and Canon 580 flash.