Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Sage Thrasher - Oreoscoptes montanus
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General Comments Accidental to casual. There are three accepted records for this Western species: one sight record at Bodie Island (Dare) on 5 Oct 1965 [Chat 41:49-50 link]; one adult male collected at Woodlake (Moore) on 19 Sep 1973 [Chat 38:92 link], [Chat 41:49 link]; and one seen and photographed at the Warren Wilson College campus (Buncombe) from 31 Oct - 6 Nov 2015* [Chat 80:15 link], [Chat 80:45 link].
Breeding Status Nonbreeder
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Coastal Plain Two records (see above).
Piedmont No records.
Mountains One record (see above).
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Attribution LeGrand[2016-06-04], LeGrand[2015-11-08], LeGrand[2012-09-27]
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