Curve-billed Thrasher

Other Names: none

Distribution: desert areas of the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico.

Description:

Size: 26-28 cm in length with a 32-36 cm wingspan.

Plumage: Pale gray-brown overall, with a long tail and distinctive down-curved bill. The breast is faintly spotted. The beak and legs are black and the eyes are bright yellow.

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Curve-billed Thrasher

Curve-billed Thrasher

Bill Shape
curved
Eats
nuts
suet
sunflower-seed
Regions
alberta
arizona
california
colorado
florida
idaho
illinois
iowa
kansas
louisiana
manitoba
mexico
minnesota
montana
nebraska
nevada
new mexico
oklahoma
oregon
south dakota
texas
utah
wisconsin
Tail Shape
rounded-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Action
hopping
Behavior
jerks
Markings
head
streaks
Sounds
buzzing
melodious
Location
ground dwelling
low perching
north in summer
south in summer
Habitat
mesquitebosque
riparianorriverforest
shrubs
Deserts
Forests
Urban
Color
brown
gray
Body Shape
perching
Size
medium
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
mockingbirds and thrashers - mimidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern