This Brown Thrasher was up on a dead tree located in the woodlands in what I refer to as the gulch area a few days ago. I was taking pictures of the Baltimore Oriole that was nearby and saw this Brown Thrasher. This was the first Brown Thrasher I have seen here at the little farm. These are medium-sized birds that are approximately the same size as a Mockingbird. Their color is a rusty brown on the back and head and a buff with brown streaks on the underside of the wings and on their chest. The Brown Thrasher has a stout pointed bill. They hunt for insects on the ground in ditches and in woodland areas. I have only seen a few of these birds ever. They are shy birds. I was glad to get the pictures. I took these pictures on May 5, 2012 late in the afternoon from my driveway at the street here. Please click on the thumbnail image to see the larger picture. Enjoy!
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