Name: California Thrasher
Bill: Down turned bill
Size: 11-12 inches long
Habitat & Migration: California & west of the Sierra Nevada in wooded thickets, chaparral area, foothills, parks, and gardens
Behavior:The California Thrasher holds his tail erect while feeding, walking and hopping on the ground. Its bill is designed to pick up small objects.
My California Thrasher Experience:
A have several California Thrasher’s that visit my backyard. They run around the yard very quickly. Also, the Thrasher’s like to pick up peanuts with their bill and jump over my fence with them.