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Bendire's Thrasher

Moqueur de Bendire

Toxostoma bendirei

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Life, Habitat & Pictures of the Bendire's Thrasher

B L W W W Family Latin Name
9.75" 24.8cm 13" 33cm 2.2 oz 62.4g Mimidae Toxostoma bendirei

  • Summer
  • Year Around
  • Winter
Bendire's Thrasher

Distribution: The Bendire's Thrasher is the most common kingfisher seen in North America. This kingfisher makes its nest by digging into shoreline banks next to the water. It can be found in almost all areas of the continent. Seen from Newfoundland and Labrador, through two thirds of Quebec, Ontario, all the prairie provinces, the Northwest and Yukon Territories and most of Alaska. South to the California Baja, across all the US states to the Atlantic coast, north into Nova Scotia.

References to Other Bird Sites:

Avibase - the world bird database

ABA - American Birding Association

AOS - The American Ornitholgy Society

ABC - American Bird Conservancy

eBird - TheCornellLab of Ornithology

NA - National Geographic

NAC - National Audubon Society

Classic Collection of North American Birds