Brown Thrasher

Other Names: none

Distribution : eastern North America, north to south-central Canada in summer.

Description:

Size: 25-28 cm in length.

Plumage: Generally rufous-brown above and white below with dark brown streaks all over. The curved bill and long tail are distinctive of the species. The legs are brown, the beak is black, and the eyes are yellow.

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Brown Thrasher

Brown Thrasher

Bill Shape
curved
Eats
nuts
suet
sunflower-seed
Regions
alabama
alaska
alberta
arizona
arkansas
british columbia
california
colorado
connecticut
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
labrador
louisiana
maine
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
montana
nebraska
nevada
new brunswick
new foundland
new hampshire
new jersey
new mexico
new york
north carolina
north dakota
northwest territories
nova scotia
nunavut
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
vermont
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
Tail Shape
squared-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Action
hopping
Behavior
flocks
jerks
Markings
crown
head
streaks
Sounds
buzzing
staccato
melodious
Location
ground dwelling
low perching
north in summer
Habitat
riparianorriverforest
shrubs
fields
Forests
Urban
Marshes
Color
buff
brown
yellow
rust
Body Shape
perching
Size
medium
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
mockingbirds and thrashers - mimidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species