Because Brown Thrasher nests are often concealed in thick bushes, hedgerows or brush piles, they are not easy to find. These two lines intersect southeast of San Antonio. The remainder are widely scattered. In winter migrants arriving from the north extend the range of Brown Thrasher further south in the state. The summer range extends north to Maine, the southern parts of Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan, south through the eastern United States to the Gulf Coast, and west to the Rocky Mountains and western Oklahoma.
The species has been reported as a vagrant in most states and provinces outside its normal range, and in northern Mexico, the Bahamas, Cuba, Bermuda and Europe Cavitt and Haas The breeding season of mid-March to late June earliest egg date, April 19 overlaps the latest winter departure date Oberholser Yapon Ilex vomitoria is a favorite cover plant. The nest is placed in a bush or small tree, usually 0. The nest is a rough, bulky cup of twigs, sticks, strips of bark, grass, weed stalks, rootlets and leaves, all firmly interwoven.
The nest is lined with bark of grapevine and other woody plants, fine roots, grass, weed stalks, leaves, horsehair and a few feathers. The female lays eggs Oberholser , commonly 4, indistinguishable from those of Long-billed Thrasher. The incubation period is days Harrison and the nestling period ranges from days Cavitt and Haas The statistically significant North American decline is The area of highest rate of annual decline is northern New England This drastic decline may result from continuing conversion of brushy fields to forest or houses.
In parts of Texas, the species is present all year, although perhaps not the same individuals. Many birdwatchers in Texas live within the winter range of the Brown Thrasher. As long as brushy places are present in abundance in eastern Texas, the Brown Thrasher should continue as a part of the avifauna in this state.
Its fate as a summer resident is more problematic. Cavitt, J. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum. In The birds of North America, No. Poole and F. Gill, eds. In this photo, the Thrashers' Ilya Kovalchuk right scores his second goal of the night. The New Georgia Encyclopedia does not hold the copyright for this media resource and can neither grant nor deny permission to republish or reproduce the image online or in print.
All requests for permission to publish or reproduce the resource must be submitted to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. In their final home game of the season on April 15, the Thrashers beat the Boston Bruins four to three. This photo shows the Atlanta team celebrating its fourth and game-winning goal. The venue hosts concerts and other sporting events and can seat as many as 18, people.
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The Atlanta Thrashers were a professional ice hockey team based in Atlanta. Atlanta was granted a franchise in the National Hockey League on June 25, , and became the League's 28th franchise when it began play in the – season. The Atlanta Thrashers were a professional ice hockey team based in Atlanta. Atlanta was granted a franchise in the National Hockey League (NHL) on June Thrashers are a New World group of passerine birds related to mockingbirds and New World catbirds. Like these, they are in the family Mimidae.