Vermont State Bird
Name: Hermit Thrush
Binomial Name: Catharus guttatus
Legislation of 1941
The Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus) is a medium-sized North American thrush at around 6-1/2 inches in length.
The Hermit Thrush has the white-dark-white underwing pattern characteristic of Catharus thrushes. Adults of the species are mainly brown on the upperparts, with reddish tails. Their underparts are white with dark spots on the breast and grey or brownish flanks and they have pink legs and a white eye ring.