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Curve-billed thrasher
Toxostoma curvirostre

Curve-billed thrasher
Curved-bill thrasher perched in an ironwood tree (Olneya tesota). Ajo, AZ
Curve-billed thrasher
Curve-billed thrasher. Ajo, AZ.

Size: 11 inches
Overall Color: gray-brown
Occurrence: widespread
Diet: insects, seeds, berries
Nest: cuplike
Field Identification: spotting on breast, decurved bill, orange eye
Season: year-round


Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: 70 Mimidae (mimids)
Genus: Toxostoma
Species: curvirostre

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