Eastern Towhee – 5/27/19

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 5/27/19

Observation Time: 5:30 p.m.

Observation Location: Under high tension wires across the street from Ward’s Berry Farm

Common Name: Eastern Towhee (male)

Scientific Name: Pipilo erythrophthalmus

Comments: This male towhee tried to scare me away by repeatedly raising one wing or the other to make itself look more intimidating. Note its deep red eye.

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