Mockingbirds and Thrashers (Mimidae)

Sage Thrasher (Oreoscoptes montanus) - HBW 10, p. 491

French: Moqueur des armoises German: Bergspottdrossel Spanish: Cuitlacoche de las Artemisas

Taxonomy: Orpheus montanus J. K. Townsend, 1837, Wyoming, USA.
Monotypic genus, thought most closely related to Mimus. Monotypic.

Distribution: Breeds SW Canada (extreme S British Columbia, extreme SW Saskatchewan) S in W USA to E California, C Arizona and NW New Mexico; non-breeding S to C Mexico.