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Long-billed Thrasher


IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A resident of dense brushy habitats, the Long-billed Thrasher is found only in southern Texas and eastern Mexico. It closely resembles its rustier relative, the Brown Thrasher, which spends the winter in some of the same areas.


  • Song, call
  • Courtesy of Macaulay Library
    © Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Song is a long series of rich, warbled, variable phrases. Phrases may be given two to four times. Call note is a mellow, descending "kleak" or rich, whistled "chee-ooep."

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