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11 minutes ago, IKLland said:

Swainson’s Thrush. Note the overall Buffy coloration, which rules out hermit thrush. The strong eye ring rules out gray cheeked. The lack of reddish tones overall rule out veery. This leaves us with swainson’s. 

This, although Veerys also lack the prominent eye ring as compared to Swainsons to further help in differentiating between the two...

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20 minutes ago, mbrodoff said:

Thanks so much. I had it narrowed down to a veery or a swainsons. The buffy color made me think swainsons, but the muted speckling made me think veery. Never seen a gray cheeked. This is so helpful!

Yeah, and as stated below, veery also lack the strong eye ring. 

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