BE AWARE THAT HABITAT TYPE MORE THAN ANY OTHER FACTOR, WILL IN MOST CASES, DICTATE THE SPECIES OF BIRD THAT VISIT YOUR PROPERTY.

How to Attract Brown Thrasher

A relatively large, distinct-looking bird strongly associated with dense brush and shrubby habitat. The Brown Thrasher is a versatile eater, they will eat ground-dwelling insects (often found beneath dead leaves), wild nuts/seeds, and wild fruit. The Brown Thrasher may visit ground-style bird feeders (or bird feed sprinkled on the ground). Through the best way to attract this bird is simply to promote dense/brushy vegetation along the corners of your property.

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Brown Thrasher Information

Brown Thrasher Identification:

  • Large-sized bird
  • Brown upperparts, white underparts with heavy black streaking, long legs, long tail, dark beak, yellow eyes

Brown Thrasher Habitat:

  • Dense Shrubs, Thickets, Brush
  • Edges of Overgrown Fields, Open Woodlands

Brown Thrasher Eating Habits:

  • Ground Dwelling Insects, often found while foraging beneath leaves.
  • Nuts, Seeds
  • Fruit, such as: Pokeberry, Elderberry

Brown Thrasher Nesting:

  • On or near the ground ÔÇô often in thickets or low in tree
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