Eastern Towhee


(Pipilo erythrophthalmus)

Easy to recognize song “drink your teeeeeeeee,” or sometimes just “teeeeeeeee.” Formerly called “Rufous-sided Towhee, but now two separate species – Eastern Towhee, and its western counterpart, Spotted Towhee.

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One Response to Eastern Towhee

  1. Henry Renn says:

    My wife saw a female Eastern Towhee at our feeder this afternoon. She identified using picture as found in Stan Tekiela’s Bird’s of Pennsylvania. Henry Renn, Lancaster County PA, West HempfieldTownship

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