Eastern Towhee – 5/4/11

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 5/4/11

Observation Time: 1:50 p.m.

Observation Location: Gavins Pond

Common Name: Eastern towhee

Scientific Name: Pipilo erythrophthalmus

Comments: Towhees are the largest of the sparrows. They are quite common in Sharon. They have a distinctive call that sounds like “Drink your tea.”

More Information: All About Birds.org

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