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California Thrasher

California Thrasher (Toxostoma redivivum)

Thrushes & Thrashers Uncommon Year-Round
California Thrasher

California Thrasher - Irvine, CA
© Brad Singer

California Thrasher

California Thrasher - Point Loma, CA
© Tom Benson

The California Thrasher is an uncommon, year-round resident on campus within the CSUSB Preserve. It is a fairly common breeding resident in coastal sage scrub and chaparral habitats in southern California.

High Count: 6, Average Count: 1-2

The California Thrasher is brown overall, with a white throat, orangish undertail coverts, and has a long tail and a long, decurved bill.