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eastern towhee

  1. Eastern Towhee

    Eastern Towhee

    This is a male visiting a feeder behind the observatory headquarters. Females are similar but are brown, not black on their head and back. Widespread in Eastern North America, they are an abundant breeder and fairly common migrant in New Jersey, becoming scarce in winter. They like to forage in...
  2. towhee

    towhee

    This guy won't go up to the feeding tray, just scrounges the knockoff. The white on the end of his tail makes him stand out.
  3. Eastern Towhee

    Eastern Towhee

    This is a female. Males are similar but black on the head and back, not brown. This species is widespread in Eastern North America but uncommon in migration and winter in coastal Texas. They like to forage in dense vegetation, scratching on the ground in leaf litter with both feet at once. Eye...
  4. Foraging Towhee

    Foraging Towhee

    They've come out from behind the branches
  5. Eastern Towhee

    Eastern Towhee

  6. Eastern Towhee

    Eastern Towhee

  7. Eastern Towhee

    Eastern Towhee

  8. Eastern Towhee

    Eastern Towhee

  9. Eastern Towhee

    Eastern Towhee

  10. Eastern Towhee

    Eastern Towhee

  11. Eastern Towhee

    Eastern Towhee

  12. Eastern Towhee

    Eastern Towhee

  13. Eastern Towhee

    Eastern Towhee

    The first one I've seen around here this year
  14. Eastern Towhee

    Eastern Towhee

  15. Eastern Towhee

    Eastern Towhee

  16. Eastern Towhee

    Eastern Towhee

  17. Eastern Towhee

    Eastern Towhee

    Always happy to have one of these land in the yard. I'm going with female on this one but with no idea on how quick they come into male colors, it may well be an immature male.
  18. About Time

    About Time

    First of the season
  19. Eastern Towhee

    Eastern Towhee

  20. Eastern Towhee

    Eastern Towhee

  21. Eastern Towhee

    Eastern Towhee

  22. Eastern Towhee

    Eastern Towhee

  23. Eastern Towhee

    Eastern Towhee

  24. Eastern Towhee

    Eastern Towhee

  25. Almost blends in

    Almost blends in

    First of the season
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