The Brown Thrasher’s By no means-Ending Songbook

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The Brown Thrasher’s By no means-Ending Songbook 

Written by Conor Gearin

That is BirdNote.

You may know the copycat songs of Northern Mockingbirds —

[Northern Mockingbird song, ML 166628, 0:38-044]

— however they’re not the one mimic birds on the town. Brown Thrashers additionally be taught songs from close by birds and add them to their repertoire.

[Brown Thrasher song, ML 98812, start at 1:03, fade under next sentences]

The species has been documented singing over eleven hundred completely different songs: a mixture of imitations and invented little melodies. Whereas mockingbirds often repeat a track or phrase three or extra occasions earlier than transferring on, Brown Thrashers are inclined to repeat a phrase solely twice.

[Brown Thrasher song, ML 98812, 1:41-1:46]    

Brown Thrashers are putting birds, with brilliant yellow eyes, cinnamon-brown again and wings, and a white breast with darkish streaks. They swing their massive beaks by leaves on the bottom to uncover seeds and bugs.

The species nests in hedges and shrub thickets. Its inhabitants has declined by about 41% since 1966, as its nesting habitats have dwindled.

Brown Thrashers stay year-round within the Southeastern U.S., and breed within the Northeast, Midwest, and Nice Plains. Attending to know your native thrasher might be rewarding — you by no means know once they may need a brand new track to carry out.

    [Brown Thrasher song, ML 98812, 2:25-2:29]    

For BirdNote, I’m Ariana Remmel.

This episode is delivered to you by the Bobolink Basis.

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Senior Producer: John Kessler
Content material Director: Allison Wilson
Producer: Mark Bramhill
Affiliate Producer: Ellen Blackstone
Managing Producer: Conor Gearin
Bird sounds offered by The Macaulay Library of Pure Sounds on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York. Northern Mockingbird ML 166628 recorded by R. Bethel, and Brown Thrasher ML 98812 recorded by G. Keller. 
BirdNote’s theme was composed and performed by Nancy Rumbel and John Kessler.
© 2022 BirdNote      March 2022      Narrator: Ariana Remmel

ID# BRTH-01-2022-03-23        BRTH-01

References: https://birdsoftheworld.org/bow/species/brnthr/cur/introduction
https://bioone.org/journals/the-condor/volume-119/issue-3/CONDOR-17-83…
BirdNote®
The Brown Thrasher’s By no means-Ending Songbook 
Written by Conor Gearin

That is BirdNote.

You may know the copycat songs of Northern Mockingbirds —

[Northern Mockingbird song, ML 166628, 0:38-044]

— however they’re not the one mimic birds on the town. Brown Thrashers additionally be taught songs from close by birds and add them to their repertoire.

[Brown Thrasher song, ML 98812, start at 1:03, fade under next sentences]

The species has been documented singing over eleven hundred completely different songs: a mixture of imitations and invented little melodies. Whereas mockingbirds often repeat a track or phrase three or extra occasions earlier than transferring on, Brown Thrashers are inclined to repeat a phrase solely twice.

[Brown Thrasher song, ML 98812, 1:41-1:46]    

Brown Thrashers are putting birds, with brilliant yellow eyes, cinnamon-brown again and wings, and a white breast with darkish streaks. They swing their massive beaks by leaves on the bottom to uncover seeds and bugs.

The species nests in hedges and shrub thickets. Its inhabitants has declined by about 41% since 1966, as its nesting habitats have dwindled.

Brown Thrashers stay year-round within the Southeastern U.S., and breed within the Northeast, Midwest, and Nice Plains. Attending to know your native thrasher might be rewarding — you by no means know once they may need a brand new track to carry out.

    [Brown Thrasher song, ML 98812, 2:25-2:29]    

For BirdNote, I’m Ariana Remmel.

This episode is delivered to you by the Bobolink Basis.

###
Senior Producer: John Kessler
Content material Director: Allison Wilson
Producer: Mark Bramhill
Affiliate Producer: Ellen Blackstone
Managing Producer: Conor Gearin
Bird sounds offered by The Macaulay Library of Pure Sounds on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York. Northern Mockingbird ML 166628 recorded by R. Bethel, and Brown Thrasher ML 98812 recorded by G. Keller. 
BirdNote’s theme was composed and performed by Nancy Rumbel and John Kessler.
© 2022 BirdNote      March 2022      Narrator: Ariana Remmel

ID# BRTH-01-2022-03-23        BRTH-01

References: https://birdsoftheworld.org/bow/species/brnthr/cur/introduction
https://bioone.org/journals/the-condor/volume-119/issue-3/CONDOR-17-83…
 

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