Painted Bunting (Male)

Colorful Afternoon in the Backyard

April 3, 2019 - Our Brown Thrasher pair is back at the bird bath.... This Brown Thrasher stayed on the perch for about 10 seconds, making a number of strange faces as he considered a jump to the feeder.... Read more

Brown Thrasher

Welcome Fall Birds!

October 22, 2017 - Our Brown Thrashers disappeared this summer, but they've started hanging out with us again.... Read more

Brown Thrasher

Backyard Bird Feeder Fun

April 30, 2017 - Another bird who doesn't worry about making a mess is the Brown Thrasher....  Like the Brown Thrashers, who start visiting the birdbath together....  Then the Brown Thrashers started devouring them.... Read more

Brown Thrasher

Happiness is…

April 3, 2017 -  "Baby!"  "Potato chip!" ...saying hello to the Brown Thrasher and realizing that since the pair of them have stopped visiting together, his mate must be busy sitting on eggs at a nest nearby.... Read more

Brown Thrasher

Backyard Birding Bonanza

March 28, 2017 - When I first stepped out into the yard, one of our Brown Thrashers was hanging out in the vine over my bird blind.... Read more

Brown Thrasher

Colorful Backyard Fun

April 20, 2016 -  We had so many different birds that day - red cardinals, our new visitor the Blue Jay, our pretty Painted Buntings, the red House Finches, Mourning and Common Ground Doves, Northern Mockingbirds, the Brown Thrashers that are nesting nearby, our wintering Gray Catbird, American Goldfinches that are turning bright yellow,…... Read more

Brown Thrasher

Backyard Birding from my Blind

February 21, 2016 - It's that time of the year when the Brown Thrasher pair shows up in the backyard....  The happy Brown Thrashers sang their sweet chortling song, kind of like a mockingbird song, but quieter and less repetitive.... Read more

Brown Thrasher

Fledgling Brown Thrashers in my Backyard

July 21, 2014 -  The Brown Thrashers were flitting around as usual....  You can imagine my surprise when I saw three fledgling Brown Thrashers pop out from under a bush!... The fledgling Brown Thrashers look a lot like their parents already.... Read more

Brown Thrashers All Around

May 10, 2011 - There seem to be a bunch of active Brown Thrashers in the neighborhood right now.  We have at least one, maybe more, that come to our birdbath regularly.  The mulch in all my flower beds is re-arranged daily for me as they thrash it around, looking for worms.  Tonight there…... Read more

Lazy Saturday in the Backyard

April 16, 2011 - I'm pretty sure there is a Brown Thrasher nest in the backyard.  I've been seeing Brown Thrashers in the yard regularly for the last two weeks, always near the back rose bed.  Last week I saw both birds together, but since then, I've only been seeing one at a time....…... Read more

Stoneybrook Signs of Spring

April 6, 2011 - We have a pair of Brown Thrashers who have been making an appearance each afternoon in my back rose bed.  They are quite regular.  I wonder if they may have a nest in our viburnum?  I had thought that I would trim it after the Painted Buntings leave, but I've…... Read more

Backyard Brown Thrasher

March 28, 2011 - We had a Brown Thrasher in our backyard this afternoon.  I think it may be the first time I've seen one in our yard.  I got a few quick shots before he flew off.... Brown Thrasher... Read more

Fifth Anniversary – Callaway Gardens

June 5, 2009 - Ruby-throated hummingbird Painted lady butterfly Male Bluebird Female bluebird Blue Grosbeak House finches Eastern phoebe Great Blue Heron Female Summer Tanager Eastern Towhee Daddy and Baby Canadian Goose family Canadian Goose babies Brown thrasher Song Sparrow Giant Swallowtail Discovery Center Discovery Center birdfeeders Hummingbird garden Great blue heron reflection... Read more