Curve-billed Thrasher

Toxostoma curvirostre

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Mockingbirds and Thrashers (Mimidae)

Code 4

CBTH

Code 6

TOXCUR

ITIS

HEAD

Curve-billed Thrasher Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Bright red or yellow next to pupil and with orange outer ring.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Malar or malar stripe
  • Crown Color: Gray-brown
  • Forehead Color: Gray-brown
  • Nape Color: Gray-brown
  • Throat Color: White with gray wash.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Curve-billed Thrasher Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 24-29 cm (9.5-11.5 in)
  • Weight: 79 g (2.8 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: Buff-gray
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Spotted or speckled, Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Spotted or speckled

FLIGHT

Curve-billed Thrasher Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Long flights are swift and direct on rapidly beating wings. Shorter flights are several rapid shallow wing beats followed by brief periods of wings at sides or short glide.
  • Wingspan Range: 36 cm (14 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid with white to gray-buff edging.
  • Upper Tail: Gray-brown
  • Under Tail: Gray with white tip.
  • Leg Color: Dark brown
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