Brown Thrasher

The Brown Thrasher is bright reddish-brown above with thin, dark streaks on its buffy underparts. Its long rufous tail is rounded with paler corners. Adults average about 11.5 in in length with a wingspan of 13 in , and have an average mass of 2.4 oz .

The Brown Thrasher is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Brown Thrasher is bright reddish-brown above with thin, dark streaks on its buffy underparts. Its long rufous tail is rounded with paler corners. Adults average about 11.5 in (29 cm) in length with a wingspan of 13 in (33 cm), and have an average mass of 2.4 oz (68 g). Habitat and range - It is found in thickets and dense brush, often searching for food in dry leaves on the ground. More

Brown Thrashers are mimics, meaning they mimic the calls of other birds. Play the song above and notice that the song repeats each note 2 times. You can tell this song from the other mimics Northern Mockingbird and Gray Catbird) because of the 2 notes. "Mockers" mimic notes in groups of 3 or more and catbirds mimic single notes at a time. The file above is in .mp3 format. You will need an mp3 player in order to listen. More

The Brown Thrasher has a large range, estimated globally at 5,700,000 square kilometers. It is native to the Bahamas, Bermuda, Cuba, Netherlands Antilles, Turks and Caicos, and the nations of North America, but has been seen in Aruba, Germany, United Kingdom, and Saint Pierre and Miquelon. The bird lives in temperate forest and shrubland areas and has an estimated global population of 7,300,000 individuals. More

The Brown Thrasher builds bulky nests of loosely assembled twigs, bark strips, leaves and roots lined with hair and feathers in low trees, bushes, vines, stumps, brush heaps and on the ground. Lays three to six, usually four or five white eggs, sometimes with a blue green tint. Chases cats and dogs in the vicinity of their nests Brown Thasher Nest Runs and hops along the ground. Forages for grasshoppers, crickets, spiders, beetles, ants and other insects on the ground. More

* Brown Thrasher is considered a short-distance migrant, but two individuals have been recorded in Europe: one in England and another in Germany. * An aggressive defender of its nest, the Brown Thrasher is known to strike people and dogs hard enough to draw blood. More

Of our three mimic thrushes, the brown thrasher is the most reclusive - or, at least, it used to be. They have always nested on our property in the past 20 years, but have chosen to nest in the more remote and wilder parts of our 17 acres and have always given me the impression of being quite shy. The exception is while the male is singing from a high perch in early spring. Then, I can walk right underneath him and command zero interest or attention. More

The Brown Thrasher is the official state bird of Georgia, and the inspiration for the name of Atlanta's National Hockey League team, the Atlanta Thrashers. Media - Brown ThrasherPlay sound A mere minute from a much longer performance. - Problems listening to this file? See media help. References - Text document with red question mark. More

the underbrush? That could be a brown thrasher looking for its next meal. Even if you have never seen a brown thrasher, there is a good chance that you have heard one. It is one of the Bay watershed's most talented singers. Here is a quiz to help you learn more about this bird. 1. The brown thrasher is the same size as a: A. Blue Jay B. Crow C. Pigeon D. More

The brown thrasher is a bird of thickets and undergrowth, generally moving quickly across open spots in the terrain. It is eleven inches in length and handsome in a rich brown coat and cream vest that is heavily splotched. Brown thrashers are good singers, ranking second only to the mockingbird. They delight in perching high in a tree where they explode in beautiful song. Like wrens, they nervously twitch their long tails, particularly when upset or nervous. More

The Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum) is a species of thrasher, part of a family of New World birds (Mimidae) that includes New World catbirds and mockingbirds. The Brown Thrasher is, as the name suggests, mostly brown or reddish-brown above, with a white breast and throat streaked with brown, and two white bars on each wing. It has a long tail, and its beak is also relatively large and somewhat curved. Adults average about 29 cm (11.5 in) in length. More

The brown thrasher has a white under part with heavy black streaking and yellow legs. Adult brown thrashers average about 25 to 29 cm (10 to 11.5 inches) in length. Brown Thrashers are commonly confused with thrushes and the long-billed thrashes of South Texas. The Brown Thrasher Nesting Preferences Brown thrashers are usually found nesting on residential areas, thickets, over grown fields, and in edges of forests. More

the Brown Thrasher has one of the largest song repertoires of any North American bird. To take full advantage of Flickr, you should use a JavaScript-enabled browser and install the latest version of the Macromedia Flash Player. Comments view profile e_grosh Pro User says: Nice shot and interesting info. Thanks. Posted 12 months ago. More

Brown Thrasher ID TipsIdentification tips for the Brown Thrasher Brown Thrasher SoundsBrown Thrasher songs and call © The Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithica, New York. Recordists: G. Keller & O. Hewitt Range Maps: (Click map to enlarge. More

On April 6, 1935, the brown thrasher was declared the state bird of Georgia by proclamation of Governor Eugene Talmadge. Thirty-five years later, at the urging of the Garden Clubs of Georgia, the Georgia General Assembly passed Joint Resolution No. 128, that designated the brown thrasher the official Georgia State Bird and the Bobwhite Quail the official Georgia State Game Bird. The resolution was approved on March 20, 1970. More

The Brown Thrasher is part of the Mimidae family of birds. This family includes Mockingbirds, thrashers and catbirds. This family of birds all have slim bodies and long tails and build well-hidden, cup-shaped nests. The female and male Brown Thrasher are similar in look. These birds are about 11.5 inches in length. They have red-brown back and wings with 2 white wing bars. Their tummies are white covered heavily in dark streaks. They have a long brown/black beak that curves downward. More

considered brown thrasher a common nesting species in Lincoln County, present 23 April to 25 November. Rosche (1979) recorded this species in the lower North Platte River Valley 6 May to 11 September. Breeding Range: A common and widely distributed nesting species in the Platte River Valley and Eastern Plain; fairly common on the Dissected Plain; uncommon and local in the Sandhills. Brown thrasher is apparently absent from much of the canyon region of the Dissected Plain in southern Lincoln County. More

Brown Thrasher has a long rounded tail, rather short wings, and prominent, slightly decurved bill. Upperparts are reddish-brown. Underparts are white or buff, heavily streaked with black. Tail is long and reddish-brown. Brown thrasher has two whitish wing bars. Eyes are yellow. Legs and feet are pale brown yellow. Both sexes are similar. Juvenile has grey or brown eyes, persisting until mid-winter. More

The brown thrasher has a long tail, short wings, and a slender, somewhat curved bill. It is a rich rufous brown on its head, back, and tail, with heavy rufous streaking on a cream color underside. The wings are rufous brown with two white bars on each wing. It has yellow eyes. Adults are about 11.5 inches in length. More

Brown Thrasher Spring is the time you'll most likely see the Brown Thrasher. Not so much because of this birds migratory patterns, instead, habitat is most likely the cause. These birds prefer dense thickets and woodland edges. Brown Thrashers are partial migrants. northern populations of the bird move south, while southern populations are year-round residents. More

The Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum) is a species of thrasher, part of a family of New World birds (Mimidae) that includes New World catbirds and mockingbirds. More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Mimidae
Genus : Toxostoma
Species : rufum
Authority : (Linnaeus, 1758)