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Brown Thrasher

Toxostoma rufum

Description:

Brown Thrashers are fairly large, slender songbirds with long proportions—the legs are long and sturdy, and the bill is long and slightly downcurved. The tail is long, too, and often cocked upward in the manner of wrens. Brown Thrashers are foxy brown birds with heavy, dark streaking on their whitish underparts. The face is gray-brown and the wings show two black-and-white wingbars. They have bright-yellow eyes.

Habitat:

Scrubby fields, dense regenerating woods, and forest edges are the primary habitats of Brown Thrashers. They rarely venture far from thick undergrowth into which they can easily retreat.

Notes:

Spotted in wooded ravine behind warehouses in Kennesaw, GA

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Spotted by
QWMom

Georgia, USA

Lat: 34.02, Long: -84.58

Spotted on Mar 6, 2013
Submitted on Mar 7, 2013

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