- Length: 7 inches
- Slender bill
- Pale gray head and upperparts
- Yellow eye
- White underparts with extensive black spotting
- Long gray tail with paler tip
- Faint wing bars
- Sexes similar
- Juvenile somewhat browner
Bendire's and Curve-billed Thrashers have decurved bills, browner
upperparts, and less spotted underparts. Juvenile Northern Mockingbird is
also mostly gray with spotted underparts but it has white wing patches.
Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.
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