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Eastern Towhee
(Pipilo erythrophthalmus)

    
        
 
Eastern Towhee Information

Length:
 7 - 8.5"

Habitat:
 Brushy woodland edges, open woodlands with shrubby understory, brushy clearings such as overgrown fields and pastures, thickets, shrubby parks.

Diet:
 Insects such as caterpillars, ants, and beetles; spiders, snails, weed seeds, grass seeds, acorns, small fruits and berries.
 
 
Eastern Towhee ID TipsIdentification tips for the Eastern Towhee
 
 
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
Eastern Towhee Breeding Map Eastern Towhee Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
 
Additional photos and information:

Chipper Woods Bird Observatory
Detailed photos taken as the birds were banded. Description, range, nesting behavior, banding recoveries, conservation status of the Eastern Towhee.
 
     
     

 

 


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