7 thoughts on “Birds Vol 1 #3 – The Brown Thrush (Thrasher)

  1. “The cutest one of all is Brown Thrasher. I wonder if you know why they call me Thrasher. If you don’t, ask some one. It is really funny.”

    Alright, so I am asking you.

    I am looking forward to their return this spring. I so enjoy their song. We get them foraging under our feeders sometimes. I think it was the berries in the mix.

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  2. Their common name describes the behaviour of these birds when searching for food on the ground: they use their long bills to “thrash” through dirt or dead leaves. All of these birds eat insects and several species also eat berries.
    From Wikipedia.
    Does that help?

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  4. Thanks so much for the information. So much to learn. I frightened a bird on our suet and he flew to the ground. It fits everything except the bill seemed longer and was yellow. I am still puzzled

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