Prevalence of Bill Abnormalities in Florida Brown Thrashers

Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum) Science Article 1


The Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum) in Florida exHibits a high rate of occurrence of an elongated sickle-bill type of abnormality. This observation became evident after having reviewed the literature on the subject and after I captured an apparently healthy thrasherwith an elongated, decurved bill in north Tampa, Florida

Larry N. Brown, Florida Field Naturalist Vol. 4

Download article

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *