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Thrasher Songs. In a feature article in the March/April issue, Tom Stephenson explains, in words and “pictures” (sound spectrograms), what thrasher songs sound like. But you can’t really hear a thrasher on the printed pages of Birding magazine. So let’s listen! Compare these actual sounds with the text and figures in the article, and you’ll be well on your way to mastery of the “impossible” songs of the desert thrashers. Left: This sound spectrogram shows you what to “look” for in the song of a Crissal Thrasher.