Tag: all of Toxostoma

A new mechanism of sound generation in songbirds

Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum) Science Article 9 abstract Our current understanding of the soundgenerating mechanism in the songbird vocal organ, the syrinx, is based on indirect evidence and theoretical treatments. The classical avian model of sound production postulates that the medial tympaniform membranes (MTM) are the principal sound generators. FRANZ GOLLER AND OLE N. LARSEN, […]

PREDATION BY GRAY CATBIRD ON BROWN THRASHER EGGS

Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum) Science Article 2 abstract The gray catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) has been documented visiting and breakingthe eggs of artificial nests, but the implications of such observations are unclear because there is little cost in depredating an undefended nest. During the summer of 2001 at Konza Prairie Biological Station, Kansas, we videotaped a […]

Le Contes Thrasher (Toxostoma lecontei)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Mimidae | [latin] Toxostoma lecontei | [UK] Le Contes Thrasher | [FR] Moqueur de Leconte | [DE] Wusten-Spottdrossel | [ES] Cuitlacoche palido | [NL] Woestijnspotlijster Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Ramphocinclus lecontei Toxostoma lecontei NA, MA sw USA, nw Mexico Toxostoma lecontei arenicola Toxostoma […]

Bendires Thrasher (Toxostoma bendirei)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Mimidae | [latin] Toxostoma bendirei | [UK] Bendires Thrasher | [FR] Moqueur de Bendire | [DE] Kaktus-Spottdrossel | [ES] Cuitlacoche Sonorense | [NL] Cactusspotlijster Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Of the various drab desert thrashers, this one may be known by its shorter, more robinlike bill (lower mandible quite straight). Breast […]

California Thrasher (Toxostoma redivivum)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Mimidae | [latin] Toxostoma redivivum | [UK] California Thrasher | [FR] Moqueur de Californie | [DE] Kalifornien-Spottdrossel | [ES] Cuitlacoche Californiano | [NL] Californische Spotlijster Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Toxostoma redivivum NA California, also Baja California Toxostoma redivivum redivivum Toxostoma redivivum sonomae Physical […]

Curve-billed Thrasher (Toxostoma curvirostre)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Mimidae | [latin] Toxostoma curvirostre | [UK] Curve-billed Thrasher | [FR] Moqueur a bec courbe | [DE] Krummschnabel-Spottdrossel | [ES] Cuitlacoche piquicurvo | [NL] Krombekspotlijster Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Toxostoma curvirostre NA, MA sw USA, Mexico Toxostoma curvirostre celsum Toxostoma curvirostre curvirostre Toxostoma […]

Long-billed Thrasher (Toxostoma longirostre)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Mimidae | [latin] Toxostoma longirostre | [UK] Long-billed Thrasher | [FR] Moqueur a long bec | [DE] Langschnabel-Spottdrossel | [ES] Cuitlacoche pico largo | [NL] Langsnavelspotlijster Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Toxostoma longirostre NA, MA s Texas, e Mexico Toxostoma longirostre longirostre Toxostoma longirostre […]