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    Thrush, central Connecticut, May 21, 2021

    I'm still confused. Do you say that because no juveniles would yet have fledged by that date? - or for other reasons?
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    Thrush, central Connecticut, May 21, 2021

    Could you say how that fits with (what looks like) broad pale fringes to the back-feathers? I'm not aware of that being a feature of any adult Catharus in spring/summer.
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    Thrush, central Connecticut, May 21, 2021

    Assuming that juvenile hermit thrush has a contrastingly-rufous tail, this isn't a juvenile hermit thrush (nor an adult hermit thrush). This bird doesn't have a fleshy gape that's apparent in this photo, but it does have some odd pale fringes to the back-feathers, so that might make it a...