Thrasher & Mockingbird Pictures © Bill Schmoker

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Gray Catbird, Tawas Point, MI, 5/05.

Singing Gray Catbird, Boulder County, Colorado, 5/04.

Northern Mockingbird, Laguna Atascosa NWR, Texas, 3/05.

Northern Mockingbird, Pharr, Texas, 3/05.

Very cold Northern Mockingbird, Bonny Reservoir, Yuma County, 12/23/04. Bird was found on the Bonny CBC.

Northern Mockingbird, Chico Basin Ranch, El Paso County, Colorado.

Sage Thrasher, Jackson County, Colorado, 6/03.

Sage Thrasher, Jackson County, Colorado, 6/03.

Brown Thrasher, El Paso County, Colorado, 1/28/06. Great bird for comparison with a Long-billed Thrasher (!) also present in the grove.

Brown Thrasher, Tawas Point, MI, 5/05.

Brown Thrasher, Tawas Point, MI, 5/05.

Long-billed Thrasher, El Paso County, Colorado (!), 1/28/06. Colorado's 3rd record. See Brown Thrasher that was also present in the grove for comparison.

Long-billed Thrasher, El Paso County, Colorado (!), 1/28/06. The bird was subsisting on Russian Olive berries.

Long-billed Thrasher, Frontera Audubon, Texas, 3/05.

Long-billed Thrasher, Frontera Audubon, Texas, 3/05.

Long-billed Thrasher, Pharr, Texas, 3/05.

Long-billed Thrasher, Pharr, Texas, 3/05.

Curve-billed Thrasher, El Paso County, Colorado, 4/07.

Curve-billed Thrasher, Pueblo County, Colorado, 11/06.

Curve-billed Thrasher, Boulder (!) County, Colorado, 6/06.

Curve-billed Thrasher, Frontera Audubon, Texas, 3/05.

Curve-billed Thrasher, Sierra Vista, Arizona, 7/03.

Curve-billed Thrasher, Patagonia Lake State Park, Arizona, 3/03.

Curve-billed Thrasher, Picacho State Park, Arizona, 3/03. This adult was bringing an insect back to a pair of fledglings in a nearby palo verde tree.

And here's one of the fledgling Curve-billed Thrashers waiting for food.

Crissal Thrasher (skulking in the brush, of course), Bosque del Apache NWR, New Mexico, 11/05.

All photographs copyrighted by the author. Publication-quality 300dpi versions and prints of many of the images contained in this web site are available- inquiries welcomed- email bill@schmoker.org