Living Bird Magazine
Bendire's ThrasherToxostoma bendirei
- ORDER: Passeriformes
- FAMILY: Mimidae
Bendire's Thrasher is a bird of the deserts of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. Unlike other southwestern thrashers, it leaves the northern portion of its breeding range in winter, and wanderers sometimes appear at unexpected locations.More ID Info
- Cuitlacoche Piquicorto (Spanish)
- Moqueur de Bendire (French)
- Cool Facts
- Bendire's Thrasher often cocks its tail over its back when running.
- The oldest recorded Bendire's Thrasher was a male and at least 9 years, 6 months, when it was caught and released in California.