Range. - Eastern United States, breeding from the Gulf, north to southern New England, Ontario and Minnesota; winters south of our borders.

This species is similar to the last but is larger, grayer and less distinctly streaked on the underparts. They nest in swampy places, concealing their home in nooks among roots of trees or under overhanging banks, the nest being made of leaves, moss, mud, grasses, etc., making a bulky structure. The eggs, which are laid in May and number from four to six, are white, spotted and blotched with chestnut and neutral tints. Size .76 x .62.

NEST AND EGGS OF LOUISIANA WATER THRUSH

J. B. Canfleld NEST AND EGGS OF LOUISIANA WATER-THRUSH.

White

White.

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Louisiana Water Thrush. Water-Thrush.