Of the hermit thrush, whose song is celebrated, we will say only, “Read everything you can find about him.”
The hermit thrush is a common migrant or winter visitant in Coahuila.
For instance, he seems always to have confounded the song of the hermit thrush with that of the wood thrush.
When a hermit thrush sings like that, his nest is somewhere just below.
Call, a liquid puit; song, suggesting both that of hermit thrush and the Veery.
Then, from the depths of the foliage came a voice as shy and as plaintive as that of the hermit thrush, murmuring, "It's Wimley!"
What a singer the hermit thrush will be, for example, when his tune is equal to his voice!
In his walks in the Maine woods Thoreau failed to discriminate the song of the hermit thrush from that of the wood thrush.
Diptera (flies) comprise 3.02 per cent of the food of the hermit thrush.
I have also heard a hermit thrush with a similar defect or impediment that appeared to sing entirely to its own satisfaction.