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Eastern Towhee

Pipilo erythrophthalmus


These birds have conspicuous white patches on the corners of the tail, and at the base of the primaries. Males have black upperparts and heads, rufous sides, and white underparts. In females, the black areas are replaced by brown.


Dense second-growth forest with extensive leaf litter

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Mitch L
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Mitch L

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Jun 17, 2008
Submitted on Feb 5, 2012

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