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Books about Thrashers

This page lists books that are totally or partially about Thrashers. The books are listed in order of publication date with the most recent at the top.


Family: Mimidae

- Toxostoma
- Oreoscoptes
- Ramphocinclus
- Allenia
- Margarops

There are 15 species all of which are found in the Americas and Caribbean.

Brown Thrasher
Toxostoma rufum

Long-billed Thrasher
Toxostoma longirostre

Cozumel Thrasher
Toxostoma guttatum

Gray Thrasher
Toxostoma cinereum

Bendire's Thrasher
Toxostoma bendirei

Ocellated Thrasher
Toxostoma ocellatum

Curve-billed Thrasher
Toxostoma curvirostre

California Thrasher
Toxostoma redivivum

Crissal Thrasher
Toxostoma crissale

Le Conte's Thrasher
Toxostoma lecontei

Vizcaino Thrasher
Toxostoma arenicola

Sage Thrasher
Oreoscoptes montanus

White-breasted Thrasher
Ramphocinclus brachyurus

Scaly-breasted Thrasher
Allenia fusca

Pearly-eyed Thrasher
Margarops fuscatus


Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 10: Cuckoo-Shrikes to Thrushes

Edited by Josep Del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott and David Christie

Lynx Edicions


895 pages, 80 colour plates, 400 colour photos, 737 distribution maps.

This volume covers cuckoo-shrikes, bulbuls, leafbirds, fairy-bluebirds, ioras, silky-flycatchers, waxwings, hypocolius, palmchat, dippers, wrens, mockingbirds and thrashers, accentors and thrushes.

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Wrens, Dippers and Thrashers

David Brewer

Illustrations: Barry Kent MacKay

Helm Identification Guide


"The first comprehensive guide to these families. Includes 75 wrens, 34 thrashers, and 5 dippers. Includes 32 colour plates. The individual species accounts includes sections on identification, range, habitat, movements, status, geographical variation, voice, behaviour and breeding biology."

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Wrens, Dippers and Thrashers

David Brewer

Illustrations: Barry Kent MacKay

Yale University Press


US publication of the above book.

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Last updated December 2013