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Water-trush, Lousiana bird pictures


Water-trush, Lousiana bird picturesLOUISIANA WATER-THRUSH

676. Seiurus motacilla. 6.25 inches

Larger, grayer above and whiter below than the preceding; stripes fewer and broader.

This is a more southern species and breeds from the Gulf to Connecticut and southern Minnesota.

Its notes are wild and ringing, like those of the last.

They build their nests under the roots of trees or under the edges of overhanging banks. The eggs are creamy white, boldly blotched with brown.