adult; no sexual dimorphism (California, USA; 2009-04-05)

LeConte's Thrasher
Toxostoma lecontei

Native Range: North America and Middle Ameica

Notes: a light-colored thrasher of extremel;y barren deserts with only scattered vegetation; closely related to California Thrasher and Crissal Thrasher.

long decurved bill; very pale plumage (California, USA; 2009-04-05)

inhabits only barren desert scrublands (California, USA; 2009-04-05)