Location: Inyokern, CA GPS: 35.6N, -117.9W, elev=2,691' MAP Date: February 26, 2012 ID : B13K4368 [4896 x 3264]
The Le Conte's Thrasher (Toxostoma lecontei) is a pale bird found in the Southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. It prefers to live in deserts with very little vegetation, where it blends in with the sandy soils. The palest of all thrashers, it grows to 28 cm (11 inches).
Le Conte's Thrasher is named for American entomologist John Lawrence LeConte.
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