Perching

Sage Thrasher

Oreoscoptes montanus
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Length: 9 in. (22 cm )
Wintering regularly but sparsely in low open brushland and agricultural areas, this species feeds on berries and seeds on or near the ground. In the summer it breeds in open sagebrush areas and feeds largely on insects. The bulky nest is constructed of small twigs and placed near the ground or low in a sagebrush. Its deep blue eggs make it easy for the parents to recognize the white and speckled brown cowbird eggs and remove the intruder\s eggs.'

The four-digit banding code is SATH.

Female | Olive Niehuis


Agricultural

Desert

Shrubs
Bird Sound Type: Buzzing
Sex of Bird: Male
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Bibliographic details:

  • Article: Sage Thrasher
  • Author(s): Dr. Biology
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: July 13, 2017
  • Date accessed: June 20, 2018
  • Link: https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/sage-thrasher

APA Style

Dr. Biology. (2017, July 13). Sage Thrasher. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved June 20, 2018 from https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/sage-thrasher

American Psychological Association. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

Chicago Manual of Style

Dr. Biology. "Sage Thrasher". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 July, 2017. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/sage-thrasher

MLA 2017 Style

Dr. Biology. "Sage Thrasher". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 Jul 2017. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 20 Jun 2018. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/sage-thrasher

Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
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