I sure am not able to get a good picture of this bird, always hiding behind so much brush
Sandy Point SP, A. A. Co., MD November 11, 2014
Face is gray-brown and the wings show two black-and-white wingbars.
taking a bath
The Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum) is a bird in the family Mimidae, which also includes the New World catbirds and mockingbirds. The dispersal of the Brown Thrasher is abundant throughout the eastern and central United States, southern and central Canada, and is the only thrasher to live primarily east of the Rockies and central Texas. It is the state bird of Georgia.