Bendire's Thrasher

Toxostoma bendirei

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Mockingbirds and Thrashers (Mimidae)

Code 4

BETH

Code 6

TOXBEN

ITIS

HEAD

Bendire's Thrasher Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Yellow to orange yellow.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Olive-brown
  • Forehead Color: Olive-brown
  • Nape Color: Olive-brown
  • Throat Color: Olive-brown with streaking.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Bendire's Thrasher Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 23-25 cm (9-10 in)
  • Weight: 62 g (2.2 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Olive, Buff
  • Underparts: Gray-buff with distinctive arrowhead-shaped spots.
  • Upperparts: Olive-brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Spotted or speckled
  • Breast Pattern: Spotted or speckled

FLIGHT

Bendire's Thrasher Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift flight on rapidly beating wings alternating with brief periods of wings pulled to sides.
  • Wingspan Range: 33-38 cm (13-15 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Dark olive-brown
  • Under Tail: Black with white tip.
  • Leg Color: Gray
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