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Sonoran Desert Birds



Curve-billed thrasher - (Toxostoma curvirostre)

 Curve-billed thrasher

 Curve-billed thrasher

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

Curve-billed thrasher
Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Mimidae (mimids)
Genus: Toxostoma
species: curvirostre

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