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Brown Thrasher
(Toxostoma rufum)

    
        

Brown Thrasher
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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.

Diet
: 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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