Georgia State Bird - Brown Thrasher
Georgia State Bird

Brown Thrasher

The Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum), Georgia's state bird, is a remarkable songbird known for its vibrant personality and melodious, complex song. This medium-sized bird boasts a distinctive reddish-brown plumage with streaked underparts and striking yellow eyes. Its long, slightly curved bill and bold white wing bars further distinguish it. Brown Thrashers are renowned for their exceptional singing abilities, with a repertoire that can include over a thousand different song variations. Often found in dense shrubs and forested areas, they are skilled foragers, primarily feasting on insects and berries. These resilient and territorial birds are a beloved symbol of Georgia's natural beauty and avian diversity.

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