American Red Raspberry (Rubus idaeus)

This perennial will sprout white blooms around midspring, then red berries follow. The moderate grower features coarse, green foliage and can grow as tall as 6 feet. It will draw thrashers, robins, Cedar Waxwings, mockingbirds, wrens, flickers, and other fruit-eating birds. Zones 3-8

The Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum) features a reddish-brown back and white belly with brown streaks. These birds are 11½ inches long and have a wingspan of about 13 inches. Fruits and nuts make up about 20-50 percent of their diet. They have a primarily eastern range, appearing from the coast to North Dakota and central Texas.
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