Bluebirds, Thrushes, and Allies
Seasons in KC area based on information from "The Sibley Guide to Birds" (2000) and "Birds of Kansas" (2011)
Eastern Bluebird Arboretum 3_11_2014 Eastern Bluebird female DeSoto 95th 4_4_2015
male
Eastern Bluebird
- KC area year-round
female
Western Bluebird male Sabino 1_9_2014 Western Bluebird female Sabino 1_9_2014
male
Western Bluebird (west)
- not in KC area
female
American Robin Olathe Lake 11_14_2012 Rufous-backed Robin Catalina SP 1_4_2016
American Robin - KC area year-round
Rufous-backed Robin - not in KC area, rare in south/west
Townsend's Solitaire 1_10_2013  
Townsend's Solitaire - rare in KC area, usually in winter
Wood Thrush Arboretum 4_30_2013 Hermit Thrush 1_16_2013
Wood Thrush - KC area May to September
Hermit Thrush - KC area during Sp & F migration
Swainson's Thrush 5_5_2013 Veery Maumee Bay Lodge boardwalk 5_15_2015
Swainson's Thrush - KC area during Sp & F migration
Veery - KC area during Spring migration, rare in Fall
Golden-crowned Kinglet Heritage Park 11_5_2015 Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1_7_2013
Golden-crowned Kinglet - KC area October to April
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - KC area during Sp & F migration
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher DeSoto 95th 4_24_2016 Black-tailed Gnatcatcher Gates Pass 1_16_2016
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - KC area April to September
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher (southwest) - not in KC area
Page added 6/10/2011 (latest update 4/24/2016 Gnatcatchers)