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Boyce, VA, United States
Easily one of my favorite birds. The brown thrasher rarely comes to our bird bath but when he does he really manages to put on a show. On this chilly day he was jumping in and out seemingly to adjust to the temperature of the water. After bathing they love to jump in a particular tree and shake/rub the water off and groom themselves.
Category 2: Bathing Beauties
Species: Brown Thrasher
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