Hefty with a long tail and bill. Other stand out features include gray face, yellow eye, and heavily streaked belly. More brown than rusty like the similar Brown Thrasher.
About the size of a robin. Sings from conspicuous perches, otherwise stays closer to the ground. Note long tail and bill.
Forages primarily on the ground. Brown overall with dark streaks on belly. Yellow eye stands out on gray cheek.
Found in woodlands near streams and dense thickets.
- Large, long-tailed songbird.
- Upperparts grayish brown.
- Underparts white with black streaking.
Immature DescriptionJuvenile looks similar to adult, but duller, and with indistinct buff spotting on nape and rump, buff wingbars, and yellow eyes.
- Both Sexes
- Length: 10.2-11.4 in (26-29 cm)
- Weight: 2.4 oz (68 g)
- Wingspan: 13.0 in (33 cm)
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