Varied thrush invasion in California

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This is a varied thrush video from the USA.

From KPCC in the USA:

‘Invasion’ of rare varied thrush birds in Southern California

Sanden Totten

November 20 2014

A rare and striking bird is showing up in large numbers in Southern California.

It’s called the varied thrush (Ixoreus naevius) and it has deep yellow and black stripes with patches of white on its underside. Normally, this species lives in the Pacific Northwest and travels no further south than San Francisco. For some reason, this year is different.

“It’s turning up in all these parks and just flying overhead and people are seeing it in all these weird places,” said Dan Cooper, an L.A. based biologist and birder watcher. In addition to it’s eye catching color, the varied thrush also has a distinct bird call that sounds almost like a tea kettle whistling.

Dan Cooper’s been carrying his binoculars with…

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