Brown Thrasher – 5/2/11

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 5/2/11

Observation Time: 4:20 p.m.

Observation Location: Gavins Pond Road near soccer field parking lot

Common Name: Brown Thrasher

Scientific Name: Toxostoma rufum

Comments: Brown thrashers are one of the three mimics. The other two are catbirds and mockingbirds. Brown thrashers repeat each vocalization twice. Mockingbirds repeat three or four times. Catbirds only make each vocalization once.

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Brown Thrasher