Merlin

California Thrasher Identification

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Adult Description

  • Large, long-tailed songbird.
  • Grayish brown all over.
  • Long, down-curved bill.
  • Reddish brown underside.

Immature Description

Similar to adult, but generally duller, with less distinct features and fewer contrasts than in adult.
Relative Size

Relative Sizerobin sizedrobin-sized
Measurements
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 12.6 in (32 cm)
    • Weight: 2.8-3.3 oz (78-93 g)
    • Wingspan: 12.2 in (31 cm)