Thursday, June 17, 2010

Memorial Day weekend at Malheur: Part 14

Sage Thrasher Sage Thrasher at Malheur NWR, Oregon on 30 May, 2010 by Greg Gillson.

 

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One of the most abundant birds in the sage scrub at Malheur is the Sage Thrasher.

Typcal high desert plants that make up the "sage" flats include: Big Sagebrush, Rabbitbrush, Shadscale, Greasewood, Bitterbrush, and others.

Sage Thrasher Sage Thrasher at Malheur NWR, Oregon on 30 May, 2010 by Greg Gillson.

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