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Brown Thrasher
(Toxostoma rufum)


Brown Thrasher

Length: 11.5"
Habitat: Brushy edges of woodlands, dry thickets, overgrown fields, early successional woodlands, forest openings such as

Brown Thrasher
Photo © Mike Danzenbaker
powerline cuts, shrubby undergrowth
in open woods, residential
shrubs and hedges.

: Insects, including beetles, ants, caterpillars, and cicadas; spiders; earthworms, snails, small amphibians; waste grains; nuts, especially acorns.
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.)
Brown Thrasher Breeding Map Brown Thrasher Winter Map      USGS
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)      
Additional information:
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Photo, description, similar species, sound, range, habitat, food, behavior, reproduction, and conservation status.



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