watch out squirrell

the brown thrasher has a nest in the bush and every time the squirrel comes close to it the thrasher raises his wings and chases him off.

feeding little one

brown thrasher feeding little one

Brown Thrashers-Snacktime

A family of Brown Thrashers nested in a fencerow near our home. One afternoon, when they were old enough, Mom Thrasher brought her two babies out for a walk down the fencerow. Thrashers are usually secretive and shy birds, so I felt really lucky to get to watch them on their outing. Every now and then Mom stopped to find a “snack” for the youngsters.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology