• A Baja Endemic, the Gray Thrasher

    1 month ago - By 10,000 Birds

    With its bright yellow eyes, and bold arrow shaped breast markings, the Gray Thrasher , Toxostomsa cincerum is one of my favorite photography targets. This relatively large bird, 10-11 inches, makes for a pretty easy identification with in its region. The size, larger down curved bill, and the fact that it is the only thrasher on the southern Baja certainly helps.
    The Gray Thrasher is polytypic, and the two subspecies are divided by the two major regions of the Baja. T. c. cinereum is found where I live, on the southern half of the Baja, below latitude 28┬░ N. The T. c. mearnsi can be found...
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