Eastern Towhee – 5/15/14

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 5/15/14

Observation Time: 3:40 p.m.

Observation Location: field near Gavins Pond dam

Common Name: Eastern Towhee

Scientific Name: Pipilo erythrophthalmus

Comments: The Eastern towhees is the largest member of the sparrow family. Its call, “Drink your tea.” can be heard much more often than it is seen, but once you become aware of them, you will realize that they are very common in Sharon.

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Eastern Towhee

Eastern Towhee

Eastern Towhee