Crissal Thrasher

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Crissal Thrasher

Toxostoma crissale
  • ORDER: Passeriformes
  • FAMILY: Mimidae
Basic Description

A drably colored inhabitant of desert washes and riparian thickets of the American Southwest and central Mexico, the Crissal Thrasher can be recognized by its long, down-curved bill, its long tail, and its reddish undertail. Its mellow, musical song makes it one of the finest desert songsters.

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Other Names
  • Cuitlacoche Culirrojo (Spanish)
  • Moqueur cul-roux (French)
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