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Brown Thrasher

Toxostoma rufum

Habitat:

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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11 Comments

Tom15
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
Tom15 7 years ago

Thanks Gerardo!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

Extraordinary as usual :)

Tom15
Tom15 7 years ago

Thanks Jemma!

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

superb!

Tom15
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
http://www.rspb.org.uk/wildlife/birdguid...

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 7 years ago

Nice that you got this one out of hiding :)

JenKnight
JenKnight 7 years ago

one of my absolute favorite birds!

Tom15
Spotted by
Tom15

Groton, Massachusetts, USA

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

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