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Brown Thrasher

Toxostoma rufum


Brown Thrashers live in open scrubby areas and often are hidden from view down in the brush. This one was in small trees at the edge of a sand pit where I also found Prairie Warblers.

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Tom15 7 years ago

Thanks Gerardo and Megan. These thrushes can all look a bit alike:-)

Megan Gilbert
Megan Gilbert 7 years ago

looks almost like the ground scraper thrush we get here

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago


Tom15 7 years ago

Thanks Gerardo!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

Extraordinary as usual :)

Tom15 7 years ago

Thanks Jemma!

Hema 7 years ago


Tom15 7 years ago

Thanks for the comments! I was lucky this bird came out into the open for about 10 seconds when I pished.
Debbie, it does look similar to a long-billed Mistle Thrush:-)

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 7 years ago

Beautiful spotting Tom, its got really similar markings to our Mistle Thrush

gatorfellows 7 years ago

Nice that you got this one out of hiding :)

JenKnight 7 years ago

one of my absolute favorite birds!

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Groton, Massachusetts, USA

Spotted on May 11, 2013
Submitted on May 11, 2013

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