Brown Thrasher

Toxostoma rufum

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Mockingbirds and Thrashers (Mimidae)

Code 4

BRTH

Code 6

TOXRUF

ITIS

HEAD

Brown Thrasher Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Orange to orange-yellow.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Malar or malar stripe
  • Crown Color: Red-brown
  • Forehead Color: Red-brown
  • Nape Color: Rufous or rust
  • Throat Color: Buff with heavy black streaking.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Brown Thrasher Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 29 cm (11.5 in)
  • Weight: 68 g (2.4 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Buff
  • Underparts: Buff with heavy black streaking.
  • Upperparts: Red-brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

Brown Thrasher Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Rather fast flight n shallow wing beats. Short flights are made with several rapid wing beats alternated with brief periods with wings pulled to sides;repeated.
  • Wingspan Range: 32-36 cm (12.5-14 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Red-brown
  • Under Tail: Red-brown
  • Leg Color: Brown
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