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- proper noun A taxonomic
genuswithin the family Turdidae.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The Phasianidae, Turdidae (_Myadestes-Hylocichla_ group), and Sylviidae (Polioptilinae) seem to have originated in the
(Petrochelidon albifrons), thrushes (Hylocichla sp.), canyon towhee
At all events, one of them presently broke into a song -- the first _Hylocichla_ note of the year.
(Hylocichla mustelina) started singing not far from the campground: three or four or five flute-like notes followed by a sort of trill.
Some characteristic breeding birds include northern cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis), green-backed heron (Butorides virescens), mourning dove (Zenaida macroura), eastern screech owl (Otus asio), wood thrush (Hylocichla mustelina), pileated woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus), wood (Aix sponsa) and American black duck (Anas rubripes).
Breeding birds include northern cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis), wood thrush (Hylocichla mustelina), screech owl (Otus asio), mourning dove (Zenaida macroura), green heron (Butorides virescens), pileated (Dryocopus pileatus) and red-bellied woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus), and wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) (re-introduced through parts of the ecoregion).