Named after Eugene Bicknell, an American ornithologist, who made the first scientific discovery of the species on Slide Mountain in the Catskills in the late 19th century – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bicknell%27s_thrush
As climate change threatens to push the Bicknell’s Thrush further north on the American continent, scientists are protecting its future habitat now. In a warmer world, to save rare species, scientists have to proactively protect their future ranges. For this alpine thrush, that means working with foresters in the Canadian mountains.
Surely our adoption of the Bicknell thrush as the logo of The Bicknell Association will mean that the bird never dies out!
What does Wiki say about OUR thrush? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bicknell%27s_thrush
Listen to the call of the Bicknell Thrush at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hB-46GRpZas