Male: A rusty red bird with a long tail, a heavily streaked breast and belly, and two white wing bars. Bill is long and slightly curved. Bright yellow eyes.
Female: Same as male.
Juvenile: Same as adult, but eye color is grayish.
Nest: Female and male build cup nest. Two broods per year.
Eggs: 4-5; pale blue with brownish markings
Incubation: 11-14 days; female and male incubate
Fledging: 10-13 days; male and female feed young
Migration: The Brown Thrasher is a migrator and can be found in St. Charles County during the summer months.
Food: Insects and fruit.