Brown Thrasher feeding time

Every Spring a single Brown Thrasher appears in my backyard and stays for about a week and every Spring I wish he’d stay longer. What an impressive looking bird with that massive tail, sweet cinnamon brown back, and oh, those eyes! I was coming around a bend in the trail at the Celery Bog one morning and up ahead I spotted what appeared to be a Brown Thrasher running for her life. In a way I guess she was because then I noticed one of her fledglings assuming the “feed me now” position! I love watching birds feed their young, and by the way, did I mention those eyes!?!?

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