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Documentation of Brown Thrasher

Observer Information

Reporter:  Steven Mlodinow 
Other Observers:  Tracy Clark;

Species, Date, Time and Location Information

Species:  Brown Thrasher
First Date/Time:  5/15/2011
Last Date/Time: 
Duration (total time in view):  5-10 minutes total
County:  Larimer
Specific Location:  Estes Lake Park
Number:  2
Age:  Unknown
Sex:  Unknown
Plumage:  Other/Unknown


Viewing Conditions

Distance:  less than 30 feet
Light:  good

Description of the Bird

On 15 May, at the park in Estes Park, around 2 pm, Tracy Clark and I encountered two Brown Thrashers, seen briefly together. Both birds were staying low in shrubbery. Both had bright rusty backs, wings, and tail with two white wingbars. Both were heavily streaked dark brown beneath. Both had a grayish face, pale eye, and thickish modestly decurved bill.
Behaviors: see description
Call: not heard
Plumage: unknown

Similar Species Discussion

Long-billed Thrasher eliminated by back color

Resources Used


Previous Experience

Dozens of Brown Thrashers. Years since last LB Thrasher



Additional Information

Comments: One bird present at same location 19 May 2011
Time: mid afternoon
Other Dates:
Nearest Town: Estes Park
Independent Observers:

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Date Documentation Submitted

2/3/2012 3:15:00 PM

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